Court Victories

Our Court Victories

JURY ACQUITTAL: ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
Client faced four charges of assault and domestic violence, including up to three years in jail. After a two week trial, the jury reached a Not Guilty verdict within 10 minutes of beginning deliberations. The Judge ordered the police to seal and destroy all of its police reports of the incident pursuant to Penal Code Section 851.8.

TWO GANG-RELATED MURDER CHARGES DISMISSED
Client was a driver in two separate gang-related homicides and was facing life without parole if convicted. After getting one of the murder charges dismissed at the preliminary hearing, our firm secured a case settlement to a plea of voluntary manslaughter on the second homicide. Client served all of the custody time in County Jail.

EVADING THE POLICE FELONY CHARGE – PRISON CASE REDUCED TO PROBATION
Client was charged with evading the police while DUI. Our firm secured the dismissal of the case after the preliminary hearing. The prosecution then re-filed the charges seeking a prison commitment. After case settlement discussions, the client received probation with no jail time.

CLIENT CHARGED WITH MURDER FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY BY JURY
Client was facing 25 years to life in prison if convicted by a jury of first degree murder. Jury unanimously found Client was insane at the time. Client will be housed in a mental institution until he regains sanity.

CLIENT FACING THE POSSIBILITY OF OVER 10 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON, RECEIVES PROBATION WITH HOME CONFINEMENT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA COURT
Federal agents investigated client for many years as to tax evasion, fraud, securities violation, and theft. Client received no jail time after case resolution.

ATTORNEY FACING NUMEROUS FRAUD CHARGES AFTER UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION
Plea settlement resulted in no jail time for lawyer in addition to a reduction of the felony charges to less serious one. Resolution enabled the lawyer to avoid automatic disbarment.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES DISMISSED
Previously convicted of domestic violence in another jurisdiction, our client was arrested on felony domestic violence charges. Prosecutors filed criminal threats charges against our client. After we announced preparedness for trial and reviewed the problems of proof with the prosecution, the case was dismissed.

CLIENT ON PROBATION FOR THEFT CHARGE, ARRESTED FOR FELONY BURGLARY
Client was released to a drug program. We were able to convince the court to place Client on probation with regards to the second case as well. Moreover, probation was reinstated on the first case.

CHILD ABUSE AND ABDUCTION CHARGES DISMISSED
Client was charged with abducting own children overseas which caused an arrest warrant to be issued in 1993. The warrant was recently recalled and the case was dropped after we conducted an investigation and presented exculpatory evidence to the prosecutor’s office.

PROBATION FOR CLIENT FACING OVER 15 YEARS IN PRISON IN DRUG CASES
While on probation for a drug case in Riverside, Client was arrested on a new case in Los Angeles. Client was facing multiple felony counts including possession for sale of drugs, transportation of drugs, and possession of sawed-off shotgun. Client received probation in the L.A. Case and was reinstated on her Riverside case, doing only four months in custody.

CLIENT FACING 25-LIFE IN PRISON FOR MURDER CONSPIRACY, WHILE ON PROBATION FOR FELONY
Case resolution resulted in the murder charge being dismissed at sentencing. Client was sentenced to serve 30 months actual time in prison, on an assault charge, concurrent with the probation violation.

CLIENT CHARGED WITH INDECENT EXPOSURE
Despite strong evidence for the prosecution, case resolution involved no jail time and no sex offender registration.

CLIENT RECEIVES DRUG PROGRAM IN THREE STRIKES CASE
We were able to get client released on his own recognizance after drug arrest and convinced the judge and prosecutor to dismiss the prior strike convictions. Client was allowed to complete a Deferred Entry of Judgment program. Upon successful completion, the case will be dismissed.

THEFT & ELDER ABUSE CHARGES: PROBATION WITH NO JAIL TIME
Our client was accused of violating a position of trust with an elderly victim and faced over 5 years in prison. We obtained community service for our client after successful plea negotiations.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES DISMISSED
Despite the detective being adamant about the prosecution moving ahead to trial, the case was dismissed after we presented exculpatory evidence to the prosecutor by conducting an extensive defense investigation. Prosecutor felt the case had reasonable doubt after reading our investigative reports.

BATTERY ON A MINOR: CASE DISMISSED
Client was charged with battery, an offense carrying a sentence of up to 1 year in the county jail. After plea negotiations and attendance at counseling classes, all charges were dismissed. Client left court with a clean record.

ACCOUNTANT CHARGED WITH THEFT, REDUCED TO INFRACTION
A Certified Public Accountant was charged with a misdemeanor theft. We resolved the case for informal diversion and obtained a reduction of the charge to an infraction in order to avoid any negative impact on the client’s professional license.

PROSTITUTION STING ARREST, NO CHARGES FILED
Client was arrested by vice in a sting at Airport Hotel for prostitution. We were able to get the case set for informal City Attorney Hearing and subsequently rejected for prosecution.