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Real Case Results

I hired Mark to handle my criminal defense matter. I was arrested for a crime and Mark provided a great defense. Ultimately, the matter was dismissed. Mark explained everything to me and made sure I understood everything from start to finish. Mark communicated with me, and quickly responded to my calls. Mark always showed up to court and was well prepared. 

  • Hit and Run charge- diversion granted

    March 2024

    Client was charged with misdemeanor  hit and run. After negotiations with the prosecutor we resolved the case through diversion. Basically, this charge will be dismissed after a year.  Read On

  • Reckless driving Charge Settled

    April 2024

    Client was charged with misdemeanor reckless driving. The prosecutor was not willing to negotiate. We drafted a motion for diversion and it was granted. In one year, as long as the client does not get another ticket, the case will be dismissed. Read On

  • Possession of a loaded firearm outcome- diversion

    December 2023

    Clent was arrested for possession of a loaded firearm. This office was able to resolve this matter through judicial diversion.  Read On

  • Possession of a Firearm Case Dismissed

    January 2024

    Client was charged with possession of a loaded firearm. After pre-filing meetings with the prosecutor, the prosecutor decided to not file the case due to arguments made by this office. Another reason to hire a private attorney when you have a criminal matter. Read On

  • DOJ record clean up

    December 2023

    Client wanted to purchase a firearm. However, his DOJ record indicated a conviction that barred him from purchasing or owning a gun. After reviewing his DOJ record, we were able to remove the conviction from his record and he can now purchase firearms.  Read On

  • Charged with two counts of violating a restraining order

    October 2023

    Client was charged with two counts of violating a restraining order. After negotiations with the prosecutor, we were able to negotiate an outcome through diversion. Read On

  • Felony Theft Charges DISMISSED

    November 2022

    Client walked into a store and stole over $2,000 in merchandise. Client was arrested for theft. Through negotiations with the prosecutor, this matter was Dismissed. Read On

  • Felony Charges for possession of illegal firearms/parts by ATF

    June 2023

    Client purchased a gun part online, in violation of California and Federal gun laws. Client was interviewed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). Client was guided through the interview by this office and, as a result, no charges were filed. Client also was charged with a probati... Read On

  • Carrying a loaded firearm on his person- DISMISSED

    July 2023

    A client was arrested after police found a loaded firearm in his waistband. He was arrested and charged with possession of a loaded firearm. After many conversations with the prosecutor, the matter was dismissed. Read On

  • Charged with 3 counts of felony battery with a deadly weapon.

    Client was charged with three counts of felony battery and facing up to 4 years in state prison. The case was resolved with a plea to one count and no jail time. Read On

  • Child Abuse Charges Dropped

    Police arrested a mother on charges of child abuse. The family contacted us and we immediately went to work to defend the accused person. By writing a pre-filing a letter to the District Attorney explaining our side of what happened, the District Attorney decided not to file charges.  Read On

  • Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter- resolved with probation

    An adult male was driving his car and hit a pedestrian. Unfortunately, the pedestrian dies. The male was arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter. After many meetings with the prosecutor and a strong mitigation package, the matter was settled with NO jail time, probation, and community se... Read On

  • Possession of a loaded firearm DISMISSED

    A male adult was arrested for illegally carrying a loaded firearm (ghost gun). Worried that a conviction would hurt his future, he reached out to our office. We put together a plan to keep the matter off the man's record, not jail time, and ultimately a dismissal. Read On

  • Vandalism Charges DISMISSED

    Two people were arrested and charged with vandalism. The total damages was approximately $5,000. We were contacted and found out there was video evidence of the crime. No deterred, we sought to resolve this matter in a way that would not affect the suspects' records. After many months, the matter... Read On

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