Community Service For Sushi Knife Stabbing

People v. C.C (LAX) Client was charged with assault with a deadly with a great bodily injury strike enhancement.  She had stabbed her boyfriend fourteen times with a sushi knife in an altercation. The client was facing over seven years of jail time.Attorney Allison Margolin negotiated a plea where client would serve community service rather than jail time.

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MARGOLIN & LAWRENCE

Meet the attorneys of Margolin and Lawrence. We are a law firm built around the idea of collaboration. When you hire this firm, not only do you hire Allison B. Margolin or J. Raza Lawrence – you hire the entire team. All of the attorneys at our office are knowledgeable and will be able to help you in all of…

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Client Receives ALL Marijuana and Grow Equipment Seized After Dismissal

People v. J.K. (2012) LAX Police officers arrested Client after seizing multiple pounds of medical marijuana and grow equipment. At the preliminary hearing, Margolin and Lawrence partner J. Raza Lawrence successfully argued a medical marijuana defense. Client was cultivating for numerous collective members all with valid doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana. The Court found that there was no probable cause…

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Case Dismissed After Motion to Suppress and Client Received All Grow Equipment Back

People v. J.H (2012) Torrance In 2011, police officers entered Client’s home unannounced and without a warrant. They claim they were investigating a burglary but there was no signs of forced entry or forced entry. Officers went through the entire home until they found the Client tending to his legally operating medical marijuana grow operating in his backyard. Police officers…

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Marquee Case: Long Beach Dispensary Case – People v. Byron

In November 2011, Margolin and Lawrence conducted one of the most tumultuous trials in Long Beach history. On repeated occasions, the trial court Judge refused to allow the medical marijuana defense for one of the most distinguished medical marijuana dispensaries in Long Beach. Finally, through an extraordinary alternative writ of mandate, the Court of Appeals ordered the trial court judge to allow…

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Client Pleads to Misdemeanor Theft for Stealing 1000 Plants Cultivated By Another In A National Forest

People v. Creative Farmer (2010) Placer County Client was charged with possession for sale and cultivation of marijuana, as well as evading the police, after he and his cousins were caught stealing over 1000 plants cultivated by another in a national forest located in Placer County. During the theft, client attempted to evade the police but was eventually apprehended. In…

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Dry and Reckless for .08 BAC

(People v. J.T. (2012): LAX) What began as a random and routine traffic stop turned into a full-blown DUI stop leading to our client’s arrest. In the beginning the City Attorney’s Office, who deals with misdemeanor DUI cases in Los Angeles County, refused to give anything but a DUI. Our office shed light on the probable cause regarding the stop…

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House Arrest For Identify Theft While On Probation

(People v. S.S. (2012): LAX and San Fernando) Client received House Arrest for Identify Theft in his LAX courthouse case while he was already on probation for identity theft  in a non-related San Fernando Case. He was caught with multiple credit cards not under his name and he did not have their permission to have them.

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