Domestic Violence Charge Dismissed on the Day of Trial February 14, 2017
Our client was falsely accused of committing an act of domestic violence. He was arrested on one felony charge of Penal Code 273.5. He was arrested and posted bond. When William first came into our office, he told us he was innocent and that he did not strike his wife as the initial aggressor. He claimed that he was injured in the altercation and that he was defending himself when his wife attacked him. After doing our own investigation, our office agreed and we advised William that we would seek a dismissal or a not guilty verdict at trial. On February 14, 2017 (ironically, Valentine’s Day), the matter was set for trial. Attorney Kia Feyzjou appeared along with the client to announce ready for trial. After showing up prepared and ready to start trial, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss the charge against our client. Our client was about to lose his job with a high ranking government entity because of these charges. Once the dismissal was entered, we waited to get a certified copy of the dismissal so that he could take a copy to his employer.
The moral of the story is as follows: If you are innocent and falsely accused of a crime, hire a competent, experienced attorney. At Kia Law Firm, we only take cases that we believe in to trial. We don’t waste your time setting cases for trial that aren’t cases that we expect to be successful. In this instance, the prosecutor had second thoughts about the strength of the case, hence the dismissal.
Please CLICK HERE to see a copy of the Minute Order of the charge case our client.
Please CLICK HERE to see a copy of the original Penal Code 273.5 felony arrest and Penal Code 273.5 misdemeanor charge.
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