Client faced mandatory jail time for a probation violation. Judge indicated to Client previously that she would impose at least 30 days in county jail. After we were retained, the judge reinstated probation under the same terms and conditions.
Two clients were charged with 12 felony counts of identity theft and faced over 10 years in prison. We negotiated a settlement wherein all felony counts were dismissed, clients did no jail time and received community service.
Client was accused of sexually assaulting and raping multiple women. He faced mandatory state prison and registration as a sex offender. After being retained, we presented the DA’s office with information regarding the victims’ credibility and enormous inconsistencies. All felonies were dropped.
Client was charged with a felony strike in violation of Penal Code Section 245(a)(1). We requested a misdemeanor non-strike and the DA’s office refused. We proceeded to trial and client was acquitted of all charges.
Client was charged with operating an illegal dispensary and faced six months in jail. The City Attorney wanted the Client to pay over $300,000 in fines. We were able to reduce the charge to an infraction and the Client paid a minimal fine of $250.
Client had multiple convictions for driving on a suspended license, along with a DUI conviction. The court had unequivocally indicated to client and the previous attorney that he was going to send the client to jail. We were then retained on the case and convinced the judge to not impose any jail time.
Client, a green card holder, was charged with prostitution at a massage business. If convicted, she faced immediate deportation and a minimum of 180 days in county jail. Client had fired her previous attorney to retain us. We were able to secure not only a non-jail time offer, but convinced the DA to have her plea to a non-deportable charge. Client still resides in this country and still holds her massage license.
Client was charged with driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .17 and running a red light, hitting another car and injuring two other passengers, one of whom underwent surgery. Through negotiations, we were able to convince the DA to have client plea to a misdemeanor with no jail time.
Client was charged with selling 9 kilos of cocaine along with a special weight enhancement allegation. His exposure was 9 years in state prison and DA’s office wanted state prison time and then deportation. Probationary sentence secured.