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Recent Case Results

Below are a sample of recent case results.  I add these every six months or so due to the fact we're busy representing clients.

07/09/19 - People vs. Jalen H.

Facts:  Second DUI out of Orange County while on probation for prior DUI.  District Attorney wanted 120 days jail because his prior was less than  a year old.  Client hired another attorney who could only get him jail time, fired him and hired me.  I filed a motion and ultimately, all charges were dismissed. Client was extremely happy and wrote me a very lengthy review of my performance.

Results:  All Charges Dismissed Via Motion.

06/22/19 - State vs. Sean D.

Facts:  Second offense DUI with multiple other drug offense convictions. Client faced jail and had a BAC of a .17%

Results:  DUI Charges Dismissed & No Jail.

04/19/19 - State vs. R A.

Facts:  Really bad case. Defendant was arrested for back to back DUIs.  2nd and 3rd offense DUIs while on probation.  Client faced a minimum of 180 days in jail, but more likely facing closer to 9 months

Results: All cases resolved for ZERO jail. Client was extremely happy.

03/14/19 - State vs. Matt A.

Facts:  2nd DUI while on probation for a prior DUI offense.  Client faced over 30 days jail.

Results:  ALL DUI Charges Dismissed.  No Jail on this 2nd offense DUI

02/14/19 - State vs. J.L.

Facts:  Client arrested for driving erratically.  BAC was a .13%

Results:  All DUI Charges Dismissed

 

02/06/19 - State vs. Tyler S.

Facts:  Defendant charged with a DUI with a .14% bac.

Results: All DUI Charges Dismissed

02/03/19 - State vs. Kyle

Facts:   Defendant arrested for DUI offense without a chemical test reading.  He faced jail time.  Ultimately, case resolved for a non-alcohol related reckless driving.

Results:  DUI Charges Dismissed.

01/10/19 - State vs. C.J.

Facts:  Client was arrested for DUI with a .14/.15 BAC.  Client was visibly intoxicated, couldn't stated.  Prosecution wanted jail.  Attorney Simmons was able to get the case dismissed.  NO DUI Charges.

Result:  DUI Charges DISMISSED - Client was very happy.

09/20/18 - State vs. James R.

Facts:  Defendant arrested for a .14 BAC DUI while visiting.  Attorney Simmons was able to change the court date and resolve the case for a dismissal of the DUI charges.

Results:  All DUI Charges Dismissed.

State vs. R.A.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI while on probation for a prior DUI.  Upon motion, All charges were dismissed.  No jail, No probation, No DUI conviction

People vs. E.C

Case Facts:  2nd DUI with a BAC of .17.  Client not only faced  a year suspension, she faced jail.  Upon motion, all charges were dismissed.  No Jail, No Fines, No DUI conviction

People vs. M.C.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI in Orange County while on probation for a prior dui in less than a year 

Case Results:  Zero Jail for the DUI and the probation violation out of the Orange County Superior Court.

 

People vs. C.C.

Case Facts: 2nd DUI out of the Orange County court.

Case Results: No jail.

People vs. D.K.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI with refusal.  Client faced 90 days jail.

Case Results:  Zero Jail

 

People vs. H.P.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI while on probation for first offense out of Orange County

Case Results:  No Jail

 

People vs. Evelyn C.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI with suspended license and .17% Breath results.  Client faced jail.

ALL CHARGES DISMISSED VIA MOTION.  No jail, no fines, no criminal record or points.

People vs. David V.

Case Facts:  2nd DUI while on probation for prior DUI.  .17 BAC.

Case Results: Despite being on probation, DUI was dismissed and case resolved for Zero Jail and a reduction to a Wet Reckless.

People vs. M.C.

Case Facts:  DUI with .17% BAC with an accident.  Client was military and would be kicked out if she was convicted.

Case Results: ALL CHARGES DISMISSED VIA MOTION!!!! NO CRIMINAL RECORD!!!

 

People vs. Bradley T. – ALL CHARGES DISMISSED!!!!!

Case Facts:  2nd DUI while on probation for prior which was less than 12 months prior to the 2nd DUI arrest.  BAC was .18%.  Client had a very high security clearance and was told he would be fired if he plead to another DUI.  District Attorney wanted 45 days on the DUI and an additional 30 on the probation violation.

Case Results:  ALL CHARGES DISMISSED VIA MOTION. No Jail, No Probation Violation. Saved client’s job!

 

Scott S. – DUI Charges Reduced to Wet & DMV Win

Case Facts: 2nd DUI with .09%/ .08% PAS / Breath out of Riverside Superior Court

Case Results: DMV Set Aside (No DMV Suspension) and DUI Charges Dismissed

 

Zero Jail on .20% DUI with probation violation

Case Facts:  2nd DUI with .20% bac out of Orange County with a probation violation that occurred for a DUI less than a year old out of the same court. DA wanted 135 days straight time county jail with ZERO ABILITY FOR ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING.

Case Results: CASE RESOLVED FOR ZERO JAIL. CLIENT WAS EXTREMELY HAPPY

2nd DUI with Refusal & DMV Win

Case Facts:  Client faced a mandatory 2 year suspension without any eligibility for a restricted license for his 2nd DUI Refusal Case because he refused the police’s reasonable request to blow into a breath machine.

Case Results:  DMV Win & All Charges Dismissed in Court!

2nd DUI with BAC 2x Legal Limit & DMV Win

Case Facts:  Defendant arrested for a second offense DUI with a blood alcohol level well over two times the legal limit.  Defendant extremely scared of going to jail.

Case Results:  DMV Won & Absolutely ZERO Jail Served!!

2nd DUI with .20% BAC & DMV Hearing

Case Facts:  Defendant was arrested driving with a blood alcohol level of a .20% BAC.  This would have been her second DUI conviction.

Case Results : ALL DUI CHARGES DISMISSED AND DMV WIN.  No Suspension, No jail, no prior-able DUI charges.  Client extremely happy with her case results considering her blood alcohol level was nearly 3 times the legal limit.

2nd DUI with .09% & DMV Hearing

Case Facts:  Client was arrested via checkpoint for a 2nd DUI with a .09%.  Not only was she looking at jail, her employer would have fired her if convicted of a second DUI because her job required her to drive.

Case Results:  All DUI Charges Dismissed in Court & DMV Win.  No Jail, No Suspension, No Community Service, No DUI.  Client extremely happy to keep her job.

2nd DUI in Vehicle for Commercial Air Pilot

Case Facts – Defendant faced serious problems with his employment if convicted of a 2nd DUI.  Client was stopped for Speeding

Case Results:  ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES DISMISSED IN COURT.  No DUI, No Misdemeanor, No Probation, No Alcohol, Complete Win!! Saved Client’s Career.

2nd DUI with .20% with Collision

Case Facts: Client was arrested for a 2nd DUI after he hit another vehicle.  His blood alcohol level was over a .20%

Case Results: No Jail time for this very serious DUI offense.

 Second DUI above a .20% with Collision and Probation – DMV WIN!

Case Facts:  Defendant faced a 2 year suspension of their license because they were driving with a blood above a .20% while on probation and caused a collision.

Case Results: DMV Set Aside – No DMV Suspension.

2nd DUI with a blood alcohol level that was 3 times the legal limit – All Charges Dismissed.

Case Facts:  Client was arrested for a second offense DUI with a blood alcohol level of over a .20%.  The District Attorneys office wanted jail time.  In fact, the DA’s office wanted a minimum of 90 days county jail without any alternative sentencing.

Case Results:  Upon filing a very detailed motion, the judge dismissed all charges related to the 2nd DUI offense.  This means the client had no jail, fines, or criminal record.  This is a glowing example of how the right 2nd offense DUI attorney can get you results.  Client was a fellow attorney and was extremely happy with the motion work done on his behalf.  Even Attorneys hire attorney Julia Simmons to defend their 2nd DUI Offense.

 2nd DUI while on Probation – Reduced to Wet Reckless

Case Facts:  Client was arrested for his second DUI while on probation while driving with a suspended license due to a prior DUI case.  Client faced a statutory minimum of 10 days jail on the suspended license charge alone and up to 180 days county jail on the probation violation with another 365 days jail for the 2nd DUI charge.

Case Result: 2nd DUI was reduced to a wet reckless charge despite the fact the client was on a suspended license and was on probation.  Suspended license charge was dismissed.  Client had no jail time at all, reduced fines, and a 12 hour alcohol class instead of 18 months.

 2nd DUI Felony with .16% – No Jail Time

Case Facts:  Client arrested for a 2nd offense Felony DUI charge due to a Great Bodily Injury Accident.  Client’s blood alcohol level was in excess of a .16%.  District Attorney wanted 2 years state prison for this Felony DUI Charge

Case Results:  Case resolved for absolutely zero jail time.

People vs. L.M.

Case Facts:  This is a prime example of why to hire an attorney who knows what the hell they're doing.  LM case was handled by a DUI attorney well known in the LA area.  Client called seeking alternative sentencing.  Upon understanding her problem, Attorney SImmons' told them not to hire her, that she technically already served her time under house arrest and for her attorney to file a points and authorities to outline the law.   Attorney Simmons even spoke to her attorney regarding how to approach the case.  Weeks later, LM's family called attorney Simmons to tell her LM was currently sitting in jail and would be there for the next 7 months..  Attorney Simmons was then hired, filed a motion based on the law she told the other attorney to write to the court.  Upon hearing the motion, the judge exclaimed "we made a major mistake" and immediately released an incarcerated LM.  Horrible situation but ultimately resulted in no additional jail.

Case Results:  Immediately released from jail upon Attorney Simmons' Motion.

People vs. M.S. - One of the Worst DUIs Attorney Simmons has Seen (Non Manslaughter)

Case Facts:  Client was 21 years on, on felony probation for a prior DUI, on probation for another misdemeanor DUI, had a suspended license and drove 115 MPH with  a BAC of .17%.  This was the 21 year old's 4th DUI.  Absent someone dying, this was as bad as it gets.  Court wanted $275K in bail, to which attorney Simmons was able to argue out of.  For the felony probation violation alone, the prosecution and probation officer wanted to give her 2 years state prison.  Attorney Simmons was able to get ZERO JAIL for the felony probation violation.  Next came the Felony DUI.  Due to a motion, Attorney was able to get the case reduced from a Felony to a 3rd offense DUI and the case resolved for alternative sentencing.

Case Results: Felony probation violation resulted in ZERO Jail and felony reduction of 4th DUI to a misdemeanor DUI with no jail.

**Case Update - This 21 year old defendant with serious drinking issues is now 2 years sober, graduated college with full honors and is working a productive job.  Prior client will speak to anyone considering hiring attorney Simmons to explain her experiences with the firm in such a serious situation.

People vs. O.B.

Case Facts:  This was a very serious DUI offense.  Client was a 4th DUI while on probation for 3 prior DUIs, driving on a suspended license with a .17%.  Due to all the probation violations, the client faced 6 years state prison.  DA asked for 2 years state prison.  Attorney Simmons negotiated directly with the judge for alternative sentencing.  DA was so mad at the deal Attorney SImmons' made with the judge, she yelled at the judge in open court, jumped up and down and stomped her feet.

Case Results:  Zero jail on 4th offense DUI while on probation for 3 prior DUIs

People vs. R.O.

Case Facts:  5th offense felony DUI whie on probation for 2 prior DUIS.  His license was suspended and he had a BAC of over 2x the legal limit of .08.  Client faced 4 years.  Prior attorney's offer was 2 year state prison.  (ask attorney Simmons who she got no jail on this case, the story is amazing).

Case Results:  Zero Jail time on 5th Offense DUI  Felony while on probation.

People vs. A.M.

Case Facts:  .30% DUI 4th Offense Felony.  DA asked for the maximum sentence of 3 years state prison and wouldn't budge.  Attorney Simmons negotiated this case with the judge and client walked with zero Jail.

Case Results:  Zero jail on 4th Offense DUI with .30% BAC.

People vs. E. L.

Case Facts:  Client had an attorney on the case that was asking him to agree to over six months in county jail for his third DUI arrest.  The client picked up another DUI, making it his 4th DUI felony out of the same court his 3rd DUI in. He hired the most famous DUI attorney in San Diego prior to hiring our firm.  He hired Attorney Simmons to take over the 3rd DUI and 4th offense felony DUI case.  At that point, the defendant was facing 3+ years state prison.

Case Results:  Case resolved for NO JAIL for both his 3rd and 4th DUI. 

People vs. J.B.

Case Facts:  This case was very serious third offense DUI that was filed as a felony because his case involved an accident where two people were injured.  There was a prior attorney on the case and the client was facing  4 years state prison.  The offer when we took over the case was 2 years state prison.

Case Results: Case ultimately resoled for ZERO JAIL for a 3rd offense DUI, Felony, with 2 injured victims.  - This shows you the difference between any DUI lawyer and one who knows what they're doing.

People vs. M.C.

Case Facts:  This was a very serious third offense DUI with a blood alcohol level 4x the legal limit, Hit and Run, Suspended License, while on probation.   With a .32%, attorney Simmons was able to negotiate a no jail time deal.  However, the judge was so outraged by the clients conduct, he would not accept the deal.  Ultimately, Attorney Simmons was able to get this case in front of another judge.  Case resolved for no jail.

People vs. O.S.

Case Facts:  4th Offense Felony DUI  while on probation.  Prosecutor wanted 2 years state prison because he was still on probation and his blood alcohol level was a .31% BAC.  Ultimately, case resolved for jail alternatives.

Case Results: No jail on 4th offense DUI while on probation with an extremely high BAC

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