Case Results

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Federal Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud and Conspiracy

74 count indictment alleging Mail Fraud, Tax Fraud, Money Laundering and Aggravated Identity Theft. Client faced over 20 years in federal prison, $250,000 in fines and restitution of $17 million in funds stolen from the United States Treasury.

Probation, no custody, minor fines

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Federal Trafficking of Controlled Substance

Multiple pounds of Methamphetamine discovered in defendants car at border crossing.

Potential 20 year federal prison sentence reduced to 20 months

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Securities Fraud

6 Counts of Securities Fraud, potential 5 year prison sentence.

No Custody, 2 Year unsupervised probation

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Attempted Murder

Client charged with Attempted Murder in connection with the death of her husband suffering from a fatal illness. Defense investigation revealed that statements of witnesses were unreliable and unfounded.

Plea to Misdemeanor Solicitation of Assault, 30 days probation, case dismissed.

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Residential Burglary, Felony Vandalism

Potential 3rd Strike Offense case with state prison sentence.

Misdemeanor, No Custody, Informal Probation

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Felony Grand Theft

Client was charged with 15 different Counts of Burglary. Negotiated agreement for Misdemeanor Diversion.

Eventual dismissal of case, all counts dropped

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Assault with Deadly Weapon, Robbery, Burglary

Client charged with multiple counts, potential 14 year sentence. Released with no custody.

Dismissed with no jail time, Probation only

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Marijuana Cultivation, Marijuana Possession for Sale

Client charged with large marijuana growing operation in City of San Diego, possession of 40 pounds of marijuana, hundreds of plants, possible 4 years state prison.

NOT GUILTY: Case dismissed, no prosecution by the District Attorney

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Sexual Battery

Client charged with 3 counts, Sexual Battery by Restraint and Penetration by Foreign Object. Potential State Prison 10 Years 8 Months.

NO JAIL, Probation, Sexual Abuse Therapy, 2 counts dismissed

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Insurance Fraud

Client charged with Insurance Fraud, offer of 2 years in jail, accused of false claim’s to insurer and false statements.

Restitution and probation, no custody

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Auto Insurance Fraud

Client charged with two felony counts of Auto Insurance Fraud.

Case dismissed on motion

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DUI

Client facing 3rd time DUI, potential 1 year in Jail. Defense successfully argued to dismiss prior DUI conviction as not timely, plea was to second DUI in 10 years.

4 days custody, probation

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Juvenile Drug Crime

Arrested for possession of Controlled Substance at High School, potential Jail time due to probation from previous Juvenile Case.
Defense Investigation Proved that Substance was for valid Pain Pill Prescription.

Prosecutor Declined to File Case, Case was Dismissed

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Domestic Violence

Facing 4 years in State Prison for Corporal Injury to Spouse, Great Bodily Injury and Domestic Violence.

Probation, no custody, early termination of probation and case dismissed and set aside

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Insurance Fraud

Client was charged with 3 counts of Insurance Fraud, and was facing 6 years in state prison.

Probation, 2 counts dismissed, restitution

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DUI

Defense argued that chemical test did not meet California testing standards.

Set Aside, No Drivers License Suspension

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Domestic Violence

Potential 3 years in state prison for Corporal Injury to Spouse, Great Bodily Injury and Domestic Violence. Defense investigator obtained statements from alleged victim that he was in fact aggressor and had previous arrests for domestic violence.

Case Dismissed

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DUI

Defense argued that chemical test showed driver was below 0.08 BAC at time of driving.

Set Aside, No Drivers License Suspension

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Sale of Controlled Substance

Charged with Possession for Sale of 75 grams of Methamphetamine (4 year potential sentence) and Intent to sell and Drug Trafficking of 5 grams of cocaine (4 year potential sentence).

no custody, probation-case dismissed following, no record of conviction

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Possession of Controlled Substance

Arrest for possession of Heroin, Under the Influence. Potential 3 years in prison. Defense argued for Diversion with case to be dismissed with no record pending successful completion of probation.

Grant of probation-case dismissed following

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Marijuana Possession

Client arrested for Marijuana Transportation. Defense demonstrated valid marijuana prescription.

NOT GUILTY

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Marijuana Possession for Sale/Transportation

½ pound of Marijuana, $5,000, baggies, scales and Marijuana storage paraphernalia, potential 4 years in jail, Defense argued insufficient evidence to prove sales of Marijuana or Drug Trafficking and filed motion to return all seized property.

plea to simple possession, probation and fines, no custody, motion granted

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Domestic Violence

Client facing Felony Corporal Injury to Spouse with a possible 3 year prison sentence. Defense investigation finds false statements from victim.

reduced to misdemeanor, no custody, unsupervised probation

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Domestic Violence

Arrested for Domestic Battery. Client was a Professional facing loss of job in tech industry. Defense investigation reveals statements and report of officers contain significant inaccuracies of reporting.

NOT GUILTY: case declined for prosecution, all charges dismissed

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Burglary, Theft, Identity Theft

Client was charged with criminal Burglary, Grand Theft and Identity Theft from local retailers. Defense investigation revealed client was not individual shown on security cameras

NOT GUILTY, prosecuting agency declined to file case. Dismissed

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Restraining Orders

Clients filed for restraining order(s), preventing former pastor from coming within 100 yards of church or making any disparaging comments about the Church on Social Media.

Order granted

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Juvenile Sex Crime

3 counts including lewd act upon a child and sodomy by use of force Client was facing 11 years in state prison. Extensive defense investigation and use of psychological experts with client and victim to allow for specialized circumstances disposition.

Granted-no jail time, supervised probation with counseling

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Welfare Fraud

6 Counts of Fraud by Misrepresentation and Perjury. Possible 4 year prison sentence maximum. Defense negotiated with prosecution for Diversion Program.

No custody, case to be dismissed following probation

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Restraining Order

Client faced false accusations in restraining order petition. Successfully defended at trial, defense counsel discredits plaintiff’s case showing accusations to be non-credible. Successful in getting restraining order denied.

Case Dismissed, with prejudice against the petitioner

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Child Pornography

Client on Probation for Sexual Assault.
Arrest and accusation of child pornography possession. Defense employs forensic investigation of all seized evidence and finds no evidence of child pornography.

Not Guilty, client acquitted of all charges at probation revocation hearing

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