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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 273.5 Domestic Violence and Penal Code § 273(a) “Child Endangerment” Misdemeanor Offenses Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charges Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1385, “In the Interest of Justice”. R
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 273.5 Domestic Violence and Penal Code § 273(a) “Child Endangerment” Misdemeanor Offenses Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charges Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1385, “In the Interest of Justice”. R

    Attorney Steve Escovar recently succeeded in achieving post-conviction relief by way of a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion to overturn our client's 2013 convictions for “Domestic Violence” and "Child ...

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  • Attempted Murder  Life Sentence Exposure reduced to Criminal Threats with 16-month sentence in Riverside County
    Attempted Murder Life Sentence Exposure reduced to Criminal Threats with 16-month sentence in Riverside County

    Recently, in Riverside Superior Court, we represented a client who was charged with attempted murder under Penal Code section 664/187(a), Penal Code section 273.5(a), Penal Code section 12022(b)(1), ...

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  • Felony Penal Code section 211 “Robbery” Charges Completely Dismissed Prior to the Preliminary Hearing!
    Felony Penal Code section 211 “Robbery” Charges Completely Dismissed Prior to the Preliminary Hearing!

    When our client first hired our office he had been arrested and charged with violating Penal Code section 211, “Robbery.” It was alleged that our client and a co-defendant went to a 7-11 liquor store ...

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  • Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Client Charged with Attempted Murder (Penal Code section 664/187) and Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) and Assault with Force Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury (Penal C
    Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Client Charged with Attempted Murder (Penal Code section 664/187) and Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) and Assault with Force Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury (Penal C

    It was alleged that our client and two to three co-suspects were involved in a verbal altercation at a Starbucks with a Starbucks employee. It was further alleged that later that same day our client ...

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  • Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)
    Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill No. 1437 which made important amendments to Penal Code sections 188 and 189. Senate Bill No. 1437 also added Penal Code section 1170.95 ...

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  • Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives - How Escovar Law, APC Evaluates These Cases
    Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives - How Escovar Law, APC Evaluates These Cases

    AB-2942 was enacted in 2018 and made significant amendments to Penal Code section 1170(d)(1), now permitting district attorney offices across the state of California to recommend the recall of an ...

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