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  • Post-Conviction Motion to Reduce Felony Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Reduced to a Misdemeanor and Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1203.4!
    Post-Conviction Motion to Reduce Felony Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Reduced to a Misdemeanor and Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1203.4!

    Our client was convicted of violating Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” in 1994 at the South County Courthouse in San Diego County. At that time, our client was placed on ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 245(a)(1) “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to Penal Code § 236 “False Imprisonment” – Immigration Neutral Offense!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 245(a)(1) “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to Penal Code § 236 “False Imprisonment” – Immigration Neutral Offense!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the East Los Angeles Courthouse our office successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the ...

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  • Successful Preliminary Hearing Results in the Dismissal of a Felony Count!
    Successful Preliminary Hearing Results in the Dismissal of a Felony Count!

    Recently, at the Norwalk Courthouse in Los Angeles County, attorney Steve Escovar successfully defended our client at his preliminary hearing. Our client was being charged with violating Penal Code ...

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  • Two Post-Conviction Relief Motions Granted in One Day for Two Different Clients! Conviction to Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) Sentence Modified per Penal Code section 1473.7 and Conviction to Transportation of a Controlled Subs
    Two Post-Conviction Relief Motions Granted in One Day for Two Different Clients! Conviction to Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) Sentence Modified per Penal Code section 1473.7 and Conviction to Transportation of a Controlled Subs

    Today, attorney Steve Escovar was able to obtain post-conviction relief for two clients at two different courthouses! First, Mr. Escovar’s motion pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 to vacate his ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Conviction to Robbery (Penal Code section 211) with Firearm Enhancement Previously Vacated Under Penal Code section 1016.5 Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Charge
    Post-Conviction Relief! Conviction to Robbery (Penal Code section 211) with Firearm Enhancement Previously Vacated Under Penal Code section 1016.5 Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Charge

    Previously, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I was able to successfully vacate my client’s 1995 Penal Code section 211, “Robbery,” felony conviction, with an enhancement ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief: 1995 Penal Code section 211 Robbery Offense with an Enhancement pursuant to Penal Code section 12022(a)(1) – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5
    Post-Conviction Relief: 1995 Penal Code section 211 Robbery Offense with an Enhancement pursuant to Penal Code section 12022(a)(1) – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5

    Recently, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I obtained a dismissal on behalf of my client for his 1995 Penal Code section 211, “Robbery,” felony conviction, with an ...

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