Successful Results

DISMISSAL OF CONVICTIONS PURSUANT TO PC 1203.4 (COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS EXPUNGEMENTS)

*NOTE:  Partial names of clients listed to protect privacy.

**NOTE:  “People” and “P.” are both short for “People of the State of Caliornia”

RECENT SUCCESSFUL RESULTS

People of the State of California v. Rito M.:  1st DUI VC 23152 (with probation violation issue) (Pasadena Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Heaven S.:  VC 23152b, DUI in Metropolitan Court, Los Angeles County.   – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Rito M.:  2nd DUI VC 23152 (Santa Clarita, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Rito M.:  Wet Reckless (with Probation violation issue) (San Fernando, CA,  Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED

People v. Sharon R:  DUI VC 23152(b) (Inglewood Court, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Malhar G.:  VC 23103 per 23103.5 Wet Reckless, Van Nuys Court, CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Shannon A.:  PC 484, PC 490.2 Petty Theft with a prior, Van Nuys Court, CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Andrew M: VC 23152(b) DUI, Van Nuys Court, CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Drew S.:  VC 23103 per 23103.5 Wet Reckless, San Fernando Court, CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Natalie A:  DUI VC 23152 (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Kathryn H.:  DUI VC 23152 (Metropolitan Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Jeremy P:  VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Chris B:  VC 602(k) Trespassing (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. Sean C.:  2nd offense DUI, VC 23152(b) (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Shannon M.  Wet Reckless VC 23103 per 23103.5.  (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Leonardo B.  PC 10851(A) taking vehicle without consent of owner.   (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Leonardo B.  PC 647(a) Lewd conduct in public- (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Leonardo B.  PC 369(a) (San Fernando Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Leonardo B.  PC 12020 (San Fernando Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Benjamin B:  Still on probation for 2nd offense VC 23152(b) DUI  (Torrance Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Naveen G:  Still on probation for 1st offense VC 23152(b) DUI  (Ventura Court, CA, Ventura County) – MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF PROBATION GRANTED!  FOLLOWED BY DISMISSAL OF CONVICTION!

P. v. Brian M: 2nd offense VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) –CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Antonio M:  Brandishing a weapon, misdemeanor PC 417(a)(1).  The district attorney objected to this petition strenuously.  (CCB Court, Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Los Angeles County)-  After three hearings on the matter, CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Krista C:  VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Brandon T.:  Wet Reckless conviction that originally was filed as a DUI that I was able to get reduced to the wet reckless.  Subsequently petitioned the Court to dismiss the conviction pursuant to PC 1203.4.   CONVICTION DISMISSED!  (Airport Court, Los Angeles)

P. v. Suzanne H:  VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Francisca P.:  H&S 11357(c) Possession of Marijuana on School grounds (Santa Clarita Court, Los Angeles County, California) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. M. Espinoza:  PC 32 Accessory to a Felony. (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center,  also known as CCB Court, Los Angeles, CA)– CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Mariam Z:  PC 415 Disturbing the peace (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Michelle B:  Petty Theft PC 484 conviction with a probation violation for new conviction while on probation.  (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

People v. Michelle B:  Petty Theft with a prior, PC 459 conviction.  (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Brennan P:  PC 273.6(a) Violating Protective Order (Ventura Court, Ventura County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Brennan P:  VC 2800.2 Evading (Ventura Court, Ventura County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Mourad C: VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Holly S:  VC 23152(b) DUI in Airport Court, Los Angeles County.  CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Jesus V. : VC 23152(b) DUI (Bellflower Court, Los Angeles, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Jesus V. :  PC 242 Battery (Downey Court, Los Angeles, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Larry S.: VC 23152(b) DUI (Metropolitan Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Lance T.: Petty Theft PC 484 (Pasadena Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Ankit R.: VC 23152(b) DUI (Metropolitan Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Thomas M.: VC 23152(b) DUI (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Daniel P.  VC 23103 per 23103.5, Wet Reckless.  (Van Nuys Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Michel P:  VC 23109(c) Exhibition of Speed (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P v. Shan U.  VC 23152(b) DUI (Newport Beach Court, CA, Orange County) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Ryan C.:H&S 11377, Possession of drugs conviction  (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County)  – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Antonio M.:  PC 417(A)(1) Brandishing a loaded weapon.  Petition granted after two hearings and objections by District Attorney.  (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, CCB, Los Angeles County)– CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Karina R.:  VC 23103 per 23103.5 Wet Reckless conviction.  (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County)  – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Ryan C.: VC 12500 Driving without a License conviction, several violations of probation issues with bench warrants for arrest issued on multiple occasssions during the probation period.  (East Los Angeles Court, Los Angeles County)  – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Mike D.: Felony conviction Marijuana possession with Intent to Sell PC 11359 (Van Nuys Court, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. V. Sharece D.:  PC 484 Petty Theft (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Kundan P: VC 23103 per VC 23103.5 Wet Reckless condition (Fullerton Court / North Justice Center, Orange County, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. K. Venkat:  VC 23103 per VC 23103.5 Wet Reckless condition (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County, CA) – CONVICTION DISMISSED!

P. v. Brian M: VC 23152(b) DUI with probation violation (Metropolitan Court, Los Angeles, CA) –CONVICTION DISMISSED!

CERTIFICATE OF REHABILITATION

(*For Defendants Convicted Of Felony And Sentenced To Prison)

P. v. H. Brown.  Convicted of PC 10581 grand theft auto with subsequent probation violation.  Sentenced to 4 years prison.  Certificate of Rehabilitation granted!  (Los Angeles Superior Court, CCB)

P. v. Bernard L.  Convicted of PC 182(A)(1) conspiracy to commit fraud.  Sentenced to 3 years prison.  Certificate of Rehabilitation granted!  (Los Angeles Superior Court, CCB)

EARLY TERMINATION OF PROBATION

Allows probation to end early to move forward with dismissal of conviction

P. v. Osmin A: Petty Theft conviction with probation violation.  Probation terminated early so client could start his citizenship process sooner!

P. v. Sean C.:   2nd DUI with 4 year probation. Probation terminated early allowing client to keep his job! (Van Nuys Court, Los Angeles County)

P. v. Veera G:  1st DUI with 3 year probation.  Probation terminated early allowing client to keep his job and travel abroad, plus helpful for his Visa! (Westminster Court, Orange County)

P. v. Eric A:  Convicted of a Wet Reckless with 3 years probation.  After 1 year of probation completed, I filed a motion to terminate his probation based on new law that came into effect on January 1, 2021. MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF PROBATION GRANTED!   (San Fernando Court)

P. v. M. Jimenez:  Was on probation for a DUI in Ventura County.  Needed to re-apply for a work visa and was trying to get a promotion.  The ultimate goal was to get the case dismissed pursuant to PC 1203.4, but that could not be done until probation was terminated, and she had one more year to go on probation.  I filed a motion to terminate probation early which was granted by the Judge after a hearing on the matter. – MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF PROBATION GRANTED!   (Ventura Court)

P v. Rob C.:  PC 311.11 (possession of child pornography) conviction with 3 year probation period.  Probation terminated early after only 1 year and 2 months served!  (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, CCB, Los Angeles County)

P. v. Janet D.:   2nd DUI with 5 year probation. Probation terminated early allowing her to move forward with professional licensing application! (Westminster Court, Orange County)

P. v. Benjamin B:  Still on probation for 2nd offense VC 23152(b) DUI  (Torrance Court, CA, Los Angeles County) – MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF PROBATION GRANTED! 

PROP 64 /PC 11361.8

– REDUCING FELONY MARIJUANA RELATED CONVICTIONS DOWN TO MISDEMEANORS

P. v. Sean L.:  H&S 11359 and H&S 11360 – Sales of Marijuana and Transportation of Marijuana.  At the time of filing motion to reduce to misdemeanors pursuant to Prop 64, client was still on active formal probation.  Motion Granted! Convictions reduced to misdemeanors for all purposes, formal probation replaced by informal probation.  (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, CCB, Los Angeles County)

P. v. Michael D.:  Client had previous drug related felony convictions for H&S 11359 and 11360. There were three separate cases total (each with one conviction). They were older convictions that he already had dismissed (ie. expunged) a few years earlier, but they were still causing complications with international travel. I was successful getting all three convictions reduced to misdemeanors, so they were misdemeanors for all purposes that were dismissed (ie. expunged) as opposed to felonies, which was advantageous for him for several reasons, including international travel. – Felony convictions successfully reduced to misdemeanors! (Van Nuys Court)

P. v. M. N.:  Client had two separate cases, one with a H&S 11359 conviction, and the other with a H&S 11360 conviction.  Both convictions were felonies that were causing issues with her employment.  I successfully got both convictions reduced to misdemeanors, then got both cases dismissed (ie. expunged) Per PC 1203.4 Felony convictions successfully reduced to  misdemeanors, and subsequently dismissed! (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, CCB, Los Angeles County)

REDUCTION OF FELONY CONVICTION TO A MISDEMEANOR PER PC 17(B)

People v. T. Patel:  On felony probation for Felony VC 23152(a) DUI and VC 23152(b) driving with a .08 or higher BAC, with 3 prior DUI’s.  Felony Probation and having a felony conviction on his record was causing employment and travel complications.   I Successfully got his felony conviction reduced to a misdemeanor and his formal probation changed to informal probation.  – Felony successfully reduced to a misdemeanor!

P. v. Leonardo B.  Felony PC 10851(a) taking a car without owner consent (Van Nuys  Court, CA, Los Angeles County) –– Felony successfully reduced to a misdemeanor! (and then petition to dismiss conviction granted).  

P. v. Juan M:  Convicted of a PC 496 receiving stolen property, still on probation.  Was in the country based on temporary protective status and was in jeopardy of losing his status.  Successfully got his felony reduced to a misdemeanor just in time for him to appeal an adverse decision in immigration court.  – Felony successfully reduced to a misdemeanor! (Van Nuys Court)

Motion to Vacate Judgement – Withdraw of plea and conviction pursuant to PC 1473.5 / PC 1016.5

P. v. M. Espinoza: Client was originally convicted of a felony H&S 11360(a) which was causing her immigration issues.  Initially I was hired to vacate that conviction and withdraw her plea to that charge which I was successful in doing pursuant to PC 1016.5.    The client subsequently pled to an immigration safer plea of PC 32 as a misdemeanor.  After successfully completing that, I was able to get that conviction dismissed pursuant to PC 1203.4.  (Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, CCB, Los Angeles County)