Sex Crimes Results

    • Jail Avoided for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender: No Custody at Arraignment Despite High Chance of Remand - Sex Crimes DISMISSED

      Our client was accused of failure to register as a sex offender while on a college campus in violation of California Penal Code Section 290(b). The court issued notices regarding the necessity of his appearance in court, each time being told he needed to return until ultimately (he feared) that a warrant was issued for his arrest (despite repeated attendance). Our failure to register defense attorneys sprung into action, appearing each time, and then finally at his arraignment that took place in December 2017. We ensured that our client would not be remanded into custody. He walked out of the courthouse free and clear from any bench warrant. Our failure to register defense attorneys will be defending his case and we have vowed to secure a successful resolution. What a great start to the defense of his case: remand into custody AVOIDED.

    • Young Man Accused of Rape - Sex Crimes Client Released From Custody; No Charges Filed

      A family approached our office after being stunned at the results we were able to get for other people who have been accused of heinous crimes. They told us the sad tale of a young man in their family who had been falsely accused of a rape (California Penal Code 261) by a young woman. Our West Covina rape charges defense attorneys sprung into action, visiting our client in custody immediately and intervening early on in the process. As a result of our swift and immediate action, our client was released and no charges will be pursued. Moreover, as a result of our early intervention, our client will never have to register as a sex offender.

    • Spared From Lifetime Sex Offender Registration - Sex Crimes Never Had to Register as Sex Offender

      Client, C. R., was represented by the public defender and sustained a conviction for violation of the California Penal Code. The court erroneously imposed penal code 290 lifetime sex offender registration. His probation officer was about to violate him for failure to register as a sex offender. Our sex crimes defense attorneys quickly mobilized and obtained a "nunc pro tunc" order showing that lifetime sex offender registration order was in error. Before probation could violate our client, we submitted this order with probation office. C.R. never had to register as a sex offender due to our swift and skilled action.

    • Termination of Oppressive Federal Probation Conditions In Sex Offender Case - Sex Crimes Client Can Now Freely Visit with His Family

      Federal probation officer imposed oppressive and unreasonable geographic restrictions on our client, J.H., which prevented him from visiting his family in San Diego County. Our federal sex crimes attorneys aggressively pursued modification of probation conditions so that he would not be subject to these far-reaching conditions. We won. Our client can now freely visit with his family.

    • Another Client Spared From Lifetime Sex Offender Registration - Sex Crimes Able to Return to Normal Life and Pursue Career

      Client, M.L., was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct in violation of California Penal Code section 288(a). He stood to lose everything he ever worked for, including a stellar background in finance. Prosecutor was adamant that he should register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Our lewd and lascivious conduct defense attorneys aggressively challenged the allegations. We persuaded prosecutor to drop the 288(a). Client was spared prison and lifetime sex offender registration. He was able to return to his normal life and pursue his career.

    • Spared From Life in Prison On Sex Crimes Accusation - Sex Crimes Charges Dropped

      Our client, C.G., was accused of sexual misconduct by a family member. We filed a flurry of legal motions and actively engaged in the negotiating process with the prosecutor. Through the discovery process, we found out that accuser had falsely accused her own mother of having hit her, thereby damaging her credibility and putting the integrity of her accusation against our client into question. Our client initially faced potential life in prison. The vast majority of the charges were dropped with only one remaining. C.G. given comparatively negligible custody commitment.

    • Spared From Life in Prison On Sex Crimes Accusation - Sex Crimes

      Client J.G. accused of having had sex with a minor. Case was charged as lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor even though it should have been charged as statutory rape. Our office aggressively engaged in the negotiation process. Maximum exposure in for J.G. would have been 64 years in state prison. He will be out in less than five.

    • Failure To Register Allegation Vigorously Challenged: Years Of State Prison Avoided - Successfully Resolved - Sex Crimes Successful negotiation on reduced sentence

      Our client faced potentially up to 6 years in prison (3 years high term times two because of prior strike) for failing to report a change in address, as is required of § 290 registrants. Instead, he will be going home in less than 190 days, due to the diligent efforts of our sex crimes defense attorneys. And his family cannot wait to celebrate! Our client was arrested on his 73 rd birthday. He was registered at one address but had been caring for his ailing mother at least twice a week at another address, which authorities felt triggered a registration violation. Our sex crimes defense lawyers successfully negotiated with prosecutors and the court to not only cut in half a proposed sentence term but then double our client’s custody credits, resulting in a sentence of about 6 months before factoring in the credit for time already served. Our client will be home well before his next birthday and in time to continue caring for his mother.

    • Potential Probation Violation Squashed - Sex Crimes No Charges

      Our client, a registered sex offender Who is on federal probation, was confronted by his probation officer on bogus allegations that could have led to severe repercussions in criminal court. Our West Covina probation violation defense attorneys accompanied him during his meeting with his probation officer. On account of our effective representation skills, we prevented him from going into custody or otherwise suffering any adverse criminal consequences.

    • Criminal Investigation and Prosecution of Man Accused of Child Molestation Dismissed - Sex Crimes

      Our client was accused by the alleged victim's mother of having molested her underage daughter, known as lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor under 14 years old. Our sex crimes defense attorneys challenged the investigating officer and the prosecutor to produce forensic evidence to match up the verbal accusation. It became clear the government could not produce such evidence. Accordingly, our California sex crimes defense lawyers shut down the investigation and prosecution against our client. After approximately one year after the case opening up for investigation, The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office issued a "DA reject", refusing to pursue the matter on account of a lack of evidence. Considering that this easily could have led to lifetime sex offender registration for our client, as well as significant state prison time, this is an amazing victory.

    • Registered Sex Offender Probation Violation Successfully Resolved - Sex Crimes

      Our client, a registered sex offender, was facing the imposition of a suspended sentence potentially approaching a decade of prison time. He was accused of having violated one of the conditions of his probation, which is not to use any social media. We argued that our client's use of social media had nothing to do with any illicit, sexual or unlawful purpose despite the condition and also argued the constitutionality of such a condition, among other arguments. The court did not impose either middle or high term but instead, the lowest possible term. Client got maximum custody credits, the lowest available custody time and the matter resolved successfully and to the great satisfaction of our client.

    • Sex Offender Profile Successfully Removed from Public Website - Sex Crimes REMOVED

      Our client, a registered sex offender under California Penal Code 290, was being subjected to public disclosure of his private information. His personal profile was posted on privately-owned website that published his home address, as well as other sensitive contact information. Our sex crimes defense attorneys sprung into action argued that this presented a potential danger to his personal safety, among other persuasive legal arguments. The website complied with our request and took down his profile.

    • Sex Offender Profile Successfully Removed from Public Website - Sex Crimes REMOVED

      Our client, a registered sex offender under California Penal Code 290, was being subjected to public disclosure of his private information. His personal profile was posted on privately-owned website that published his home address, as well as other sensitive contact information. Our sex crimes defense attorneys sprung into action argued that this presented a potential danger to his personal safety, among other persuasive legal arguments. The website complied with our request and took down his profile.

    • Megan's Law Exclusion Application Approved -- Termination of Registered Sex Offender Profile - Sex Crimes PROFILE REMOVED

      Client was previously convicted of having violated Penal Code sections 288(a) and 311.11, also known, respectively, as lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor and possession of obscene materials. The complaining witness was client's minor stepchild. Our office submitted a powerful legal argument supported by a significant amount of compelling documentation, including a favorable psychiatric evaluation of our client. The Department of Justice granted our petition and our client's online Megan's Law profile has since been removed.