Case Results

Battery/Domestic Violence/Resisting Arrest - No Jail Time

BATTERY/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/RESISTING ARREST: Client had prior felony and misdemeanor convictions. Client charged in San Francisco with 2 Counts of Domestic Violence / Spousal Battery – Penal Code Section 243(e)(1), 4 Counts of Resisting, Obstructing, Delaying of a Peace officer or EMT – Penal Code Section 148(a)(1), 1 Count of Possession of Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia – Health and Safety Code Section 11364, 3 Counts of Disobeying Domestic Relations Court Order – Penal Code Section 273.6(a) and 1 Count of Dissuading a Witness from Testifying – Penal Code Section 136.1(a)(1). In a second case in San Francisco County, client was charged with 1 Count of Contempt of court Regarding Stay Away or Protective Order – Penal Code Section 166(c)(1). With aggressive negotiations with the District Attorney and impeaching the victim's credibility, the client plead no-contest to One Count of Battery and One Count of Contempt of Court Regarding Stay Away or Protective Order, and all other charges were dismissed. Client was placed on probation with no jail time.

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Seth Chazin

Seth P. Chazin has aggressively defended clients in thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases for over 25 years. He has extensive experience representing criminal defendants in federal and state court, while handling both state and federal appeals as well.

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Seth P. Chazin is a San Francisco Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 30 years experience.

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