Explosives Charges Reduced

People v WT (2009, Long Beach Court): The defendant was accused of manufacturing bombs at his house as well as possessing other illegal weapons. These charges carry heavy penalties, but our attorneys were able to obtain a probation sentence and wobblers for the client.

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Dismissal For Armed Possession for Sale

People v. Armed Meth (2005, Criminal Courts Building): Our client was on probation for selling meth when he was arrested  for armed possession of meth for sale and for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. He faced three years of state prison that had been suspended on the underlying probation case. The district attorney offered him five years…

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A Win For A Servicemember

People v. JI (2013, Orange County): Our client was an active member of the military, and he was charged with 20 counts of shooting a bb gun into cars. One count, where the car was occupied, was a felony, which meant he could be discharged from the military. David Pobelete convinced the OC District Attorney’s office to allow the client…

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Dismissal After Probation for Theft

People v. E.B. (Tulare County, 2012): Our client was facing his second misdemeanor theft accusation. Allegedly he had taken items from Walmart. Attorney Raza Lawrence was able to negotiate a disposition wherein the client could obtain a dismissal after completing terms of probation. Unless the client picked up a new case, his record would never show the conviction.

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No Prison Time for Identity Theft Defendant

People v. PB (Burbank, 2013): The defendant had just been released on parole for a robbery case when he was charged in an identity theft case. He was allegedly found in possession of others’ profiles, including credit card numbers and social security information. He faced a minimum of 32 months in state prison, but Attorney Allison Margolin convinced the court…

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Fingerprints? Still No Strike for a Burglary

People v. YY (2013, Beverly Hills Court): A client was accused of stealing $2,000  from his friend’s room, and his fingerprints were allegedly found on the the window screen of the apartment. Allison Margolin persuaded the district attorney to dismiss the residential burglary strike charge and instead  allow the defendant to plead to a commercial burglary wobbler.

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