Case Results

Trials

Not Guilty Verdicts

  • Attempted Murder with Gun Causing Gunshot Wounds
  • Attempted Domestic Violence Murder by Multiple Strangulation Attempts
  • Felony Domestic Violence Assault with Gun
  • Felony Domestic Violence Assault with Knife, Multiple Wounds
  • Felony Gang Charge
  • Felony Transportation and Importation of Drugs
  • Felony Battery on a State Prison Corrections Officer
  • Felony Child Sex Abuse, Multiple Counts – Dismissed by Prosecution
  • Misdemeanor Indecent Exposure

Preliminary Hearings

Cases Dismissed by Presiding Judge

  • Attempted Murder with Gun Causing Gunshot Wounds, Multiple Counts
  • Felony Human Trafficking
  • Felony Battery
  • Felony Domestic Violence Assault with Knife
  • Felony Assault Domestic Violence
  • Felony Criminal Threats, 2 counts
  • Felony Criminal Threats

Charges Reduced to Misdemeanor by Presiding Judge

  • Felony Dissuading Witness
  • Felony Criminal Threats with Knife
  • Felony Child Endangerment, 2 counts
  • Felony Child Sex Abuse, 9 counts – No charges filed after Preliminary Hearing

Plea Bargains

  • 2nd Degree Murder – Reduced to Voluntary Manslaughter

Motion and Practice Work

  • Attempted Murder with Gun – 995 Motion to Dismiss Granted by Judge
  • Felony Gang Enhancement – 995 Motion to Dismiss Granted by Judge
  • Felony Stalking – 995 Motion to Dismiss Granted by Judge
  • Romero Motions to Dismiss Alleged 3rd Strikes – Granted by Judges in Various Cases

Benjamin I. Schiff
Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer

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