Misdemeanor Domestic Battery
Outcome: Case Dismissed without Trial
Client was charged with a misdemeanor domestic battery under Penal Code 243(e)(1) in Santa Clara County. Through negotiations with the District Attorney, our team was able to secure a case dismissal without trial. Client was also not subjected to potentially severe immigration consequences.
Multiple Misdemeanor Domestic Battery Charges
Outcome: Both Cases Dismissed Prior to Trial
Client was facing two separate misdemeanor domestic battery charges in Alameda County. Our team was able to secure a case dismissal for both charges prior to trial.
Corporal Injury to a Spouse
Outcome: Charges Not Filed after Conferring with DA
Client was accused of domestic violence under Penal Code 273.5(A) due to an alleged incident with and ex dating partner that led to a neighbor calling police. Police came and arrested our client due to the other party having teeth marks on their arm. Our in-house investigator took statements from the involved parties and our attorney spoke with the District Attorney (DA) to explain why no charges should be filed in the case emphasizing the weaknesses in the evidence. The DA agreed and rejected charges against our client.
Corporal Injury to a Spouse, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Resisting Arrest
Outcome: Deferred Judgement (Charges Dismissed After Completion)
Client charged with corporal injury to a spouse, assault with a deadly weapon, and resisting arrest due to an incident with her partner. The client’s main goal was to stay out of jail to focus on reputation and career. Our attorneys were able to secure a deferred entry of judgment, meaning the client did not have to go to jail and all the charges were dismissed after 12 months once the client completed anger management and community service.
Domestic Violence & Domestic Violence Restraining Order
Outcome: Client Found Not Guilty
Client was accused of choking his wife while at home. The wife’s parents later claimed to have witnessed hitting and choking perpetrated by the client the same evening. The wife also filed a Domestic Violence Restraining Order. The client was found NOT GUILTY after a trial and the restraining order against him was resolved by way of a stipulated agreement. The client’s arrest was sealed and ordered to be destroyed due to a finding of factual innocence.
Misdemeanor Corporal Injury to a Spouse
Outcome: Client Not Found Guilty
Client was facing misdemeanor domestic violence charges for corporal injury to a spouse under Penal Code 273.5(a) due to an altercation he had with his partner. The case went to trial and resulted in a hung jury, meaning the client was not found guilty and he was not required to go to jail, pay fines, or be put on probation.