Case Results

Client Arrested For Malicious Mischief And Vandalism

In this Oakland case arising out of an anti-police brutality protest, our client was arrested for a misdemeanor violation of California Penal Code Section 594(a) – vandalism for damaging a cop car.  After aggressive negotiations with the Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the presentation of an extensive mitigation case, charges were reduced to a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code Section 415 – disturbing the peace - and entry of judgment was deferred for 2 years pending client's completion of community service work and sustaining no new arrests.  Charges will be dismissed if client remains in full compliance.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

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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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