Verdicts & Settlements

  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Los Angeles
  • Outcome: Case Dismissed
  • Description: Defendant was facing a maximum of four years in State Prison after being charged with an alleged violation of Section 243(d) of the California Penal Code (Felony Battery with Serious Bodily Injury). At the preliminary hearing, the Court agreed that the defendant acted in self-defense and dismissed the charge.
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Burbank
  • Outcome: Case Dismissed
  • Description: Defendant was facing up to four years in State Prison for violation of Health & Safety Code Section: 11360(a) – Transportation of Marijuana. After a Preliminary Hearing the Court reduced the charge to a misdemeanor possession (H&S 11357(c)) and allowed the case to be dismissed after the completion of a court ordered drug program.
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Pasadena
  • Outcome: Sentence to much lower term
  • Description: Defendant, along with three others, was facing 25 years to Life in State Prison for violation of Penal Code Sections: 663/187(a) – Attempted Murder, §245(a)(2) – Assault With A Firearm, §32 – Accessory After The Fact, along with numerous Gang Enhancements(PC § 186.22(1)(c)). After over a year and a half of investigation, enough evidence was gathered to prove the Defendant was not directly involved and was sentenced to only six years by the Court.
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Long Beach
  • Outcome: No State Prison – Probation Only
  • Description: Defendant was charged with an alleged violation of §288(a) of the California Penal Code (Lewd or Lascivious Acts) and faced up to eight years in State Prison. After a lengthy investigation and negotiation with the District Attorney, the Court sentenced the Defendant to probation.
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Los Angeles
  • Outcome: No State Prison – Probation Only
  • Description: Defendant was charged with a violation of §11359(a) of the Health & Safety Code (Felony Possession of Marijuana for Sale) and facing up to 3 years in State Prison. The Court agreed to sentence the Defendant to 3 years’ probation. After one year and a half, the Court agreed to terminate probation, allow the Defendant to withdraw his guilty plea and to plea to another related offense. The felony was then reduced to a misdemeanor and case was expunged.
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Joshua Tree
  • Outcome: Plead to Lesser Charge
  • Description: Defendant was charged with 3 counts of violating the California Vehicle Code including Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs (§23152(a)), Driving While Having a 0.08% or Higher Blood Alcohol (§23152(b)), and Possession of Marijuana While Driving (§23222(b)). After a lengthy negotiation process, the Defendant was allowed to plea to a lesser count of “Wet Reckless” (§23103.5).
  • Court: Superior Court of California, City of Los Angeles
  • Outcome: Case Dismissed
  • Description: Defendant was charged with Misdemeanor Theft, a violation of §484(A) of the California Penal Code. After extensive discussion with the District Attorney the case was dismissed.