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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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  • Juvenile Penal Code section 245(a)(4) Felony Charges – Welfare & Institutions Code § 790 Deferred Entry of Judgment Successfully Completed, Admission Withdrawn & Sealed!
    Juvenile Penal Code section 245(a)(4) Felony Charges – Welfare & Institutions Code § 790 Deferred Entry of Judgment Successfully Completed, Admission Withdrawn & Sealed!

    Our client was charged with violating Penal Code section 245(a)(4) in which it was alleged that she dragged another female student by the hair and repeatedly hit and slammed her head to the concrete ...

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  • Penal Code section 245(a)(4), Assault by Means of Force Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury, Offense Dismissed After Filing of Speedy Trial Motion (Serna Motion)!
    Penal Code section 245(a)(4), Assault by Means of Force Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury, Offense Dismissed After Filing of Speedy Trial Motion (Serna Motion)!

    Our office was recently retained to represent our client who was being charged with violating Penal Code section 245(a)(4), “Assault by Means of Force Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury.” According ...

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