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Berkeley client arrested with a felony violation of Embezzlement and Grand Theft-No Jail Time


Client from Berkeley was arrested in San Francisco and originally charged with a felony violation of Penal Code Section 508 – (Embezzlement by Employee) and a felony violation of Penal Code Section 487(b)(3) – (Grand Theft: Taking items over $950).  After an extensive investigation, gathering of mitigation evidence and negotiations with the San Francisco County District Attorney's Office, charges were reduced to a simple misdemeanor violation of Penal Code Section 415(2) – (Disturbing the Peace by Unreasonable Noise) and both felony counts were dismissed 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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