Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich's Case Results
At Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich, our goal is your success. We
have helped many people accused of
felony and misdemeanor crimes received reduced sentences, not guilty verdicts and case dismissals.
Click the categories below to learn more about some of our successful
All Charges Dismissed
Client was charged with possession for sales of marijuana and cultivation
of marijuana. My client's house was raided and the police found one
hundred marijuana plants, half of which were mature. I proffered a medical
marijuana defense at preliminary hearing and all charges were dismissed.
All Charges Discharged
Client was charged with nine counts of drug sales and child endangerment.
The District Attorney's office made no offer to settle but indicated
a lengthy prison sentence was appropriate. I announced "Ready"
for preliminary hearing. During cross-examination, I established that
the officer omitted important information from his report that showed
my client's innocence. ALL CHARGES DISCHARGED AT PRELIMINARY HEARING.
Client charged with numerous drug and firearm charges. District attorney
offered prison sentence pleas bargain. As jury was impaneled, Defense
made an oral 1538.5 motion to suppress evidence. Motion was granted as
to all but count 1. Client pled guilty to the court as to cultivation
of marijuana. Client sentenced to weekends and probation.
Client Found Not Guilty
Client caught on video selling drugs to undercover agent. District attorney
adds two gang enhancements and refuses to engage in settlement negotiations.
Client testifies at trial and admits drug sales. NOT GUILTY on gang enhancements.
All Charges Dismissed
President of notorious motorcycle club is charged with possession of prescription
drugs without a prescription. I announce ready for trial and District
attorney dismisses all charges.
Client Prop. 36 Eligible
Client is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (lab case) along with
a number of low end drug possession charges. District attorney demands
prison. After preliminary hearing, district attorney refuses to charge
the lab and client is now prop 36 eligible (drug classes).
Motion to Dismiss Granted
Client facing numerous drug charges, prior prison enhancements while having
a strike prior. Defense files Romero Motion to dismiss strike prior. Court
grants motion and sentences client to 6 years in prison. The motion saves
the client four additional years in prison.
Client Allowed Drug Program
Client was previously represented by incompetent public defender. P.D.
signed client up to plea bargain with a three year suspended sentence.
After months of negotiations, District attorney agrees that prior attorney
was incompetent and agree to allow my client to enroll in drug program.
All Charges Dismissed
Client is a nurse and was charged with DUI with a B.A.C. of .12%. A DUI
conviction on her record would potentially affect her nursing license
and definitely affect her driver's license. DMV suspension was set
aside after an Administrative Per Se hearing. After the third court hearing,
District Attorney's office agreed to DISMISS ALL CHARGES.
Rape Case Dismissed
Client is charged with rape. District attorney offers prison disposition.
I take case to preliminary hearing. District attorney refuses to refile
charges in the information. Case dismissed.
Early Termination of Probation
Client served a jail sentence in 1992 for a felony receiving stolen property
charge. Client NEVER reported to his probation officer after his release
and was charged with a violation of probation. Client was arrested in
2007. District Attorney wanted "straight" jail time. I was hired
and after 10 minutes of negotiations, client paid a $200.00 fine and his
probation was terminated early.
No Probation, No Fine
Client was charged with giving false information to police officer, possession
of a loaded firearm in a vehicle, and possession of stolen property. During
trial, client admits giving a fake name to the officer. At the close of
the prosecution’s case, I make a motion to dismiss the gun charge.
The judge agrees with my analysis and dismisses that charge. Jury comes
back with a Not-Guilty verdict on receiving stolen property. Client was
sentenced to NO PROBATION, NO FINE, and CREDIT FOR TIME HE SERVED ON A
Not Guilty at Jury Trial
Client charged with felony burglary and felony attempted burglary in violation
of Penal Code section 459. Client statutorily ineligible for probation.
Jury trial NOT GUILTY.
Settlement Negotiation: Reduced Sentence
Client charged with auto theft, evading, being under the influence and
assault with a vehicle on a police officer. District Attorney refused
to engage in settlement negotiations. The court offered 16 years in prison
but would have lost his driver's license for life. Client testified
at trial and admitted to stealing a vehicle, being under the influence
and evading the police. NOT GUILTY on assault. Client retained his driver's
license and was sentenced to 6 years 4 months.
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Motion
Client facing life in prison as he was charged with kidnaping during the
commission of a carjacking. Prior attorney failed to advise client that
it was a life case. Prior attorney goes through with preliminary hearing
and proves up prosecutor's case. I am hired and immediately file an
ineffective assistance of counsel motion. District attorney recognizes
the merits of the motion and offers the client 7 years in prison and client
enters guilty plea.
Charge Reduced to Infraction
Client is an unsworn police officer charged with misdemeanor domestic violence.
After extensive negotiations, I convinced the deputy district attorney
to reduce the charge to an infraction and my client was able to retain
Not Guilty on All Charges
Client is a sworn peace officer charged with felony criminal threats, felony
assault with a deadly weapon and felony domestic violence. At preliminary
hearing, I was able to convince the court to dismiss the criminal threats
charge which was the only "Three-Strikes" offense alleged. At
trial, my trial team achieved not guilty on all charges.
Client is a sworn peace officer charged with domestic violence. District
attorney forced to dismiss after jury is sworn. Client is able to retain career.
Court Discharges 2 of 3 Charges
Client charged with 3 counts attempt murder with gang enhancements. No
plea offers made by the prosecutor. After two day preliminary hearing,
the court discharges (dismisses) two of the three attempt murder charges
and dismisses all gang allegations. Case pending trial.
Motion to Dismiss Granted
Client worked in Chino prison. Client attacks prisoner while prisoner is
shackled to bench. Defense files motion to dismiss and it is granted.
Client accused of domestic violence. District attorney reduces the charge
to disturbing the peace. Client sentenced to no probation.
Prison Sentence Reduced to Community Service
Client charged with four counts of felony battery on a police officer,
felony resisting arrest, vandalism and trespassing. One officer required
surgery to his arm. District Attorney demanded four years in prison. After
months of negotiations, client pled guilty to one count of battery and
one count of resisting arrest and was given community service.
Client charged with felony diversion of construction funds. District attorney
and Judge offer client 16 months in prison. I take case through preliminary
hearing and judge dismisses case.
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