Case Results

Los Angeles Client Charged with Possession of Child Pornography--Charges Reduced

November 2015

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CHILD PORNOGRAPHY: Our Los Angeles County client was arrested by the Whittier Police Department on One Count violation of Penal Code Section 311.11(a) –(Felony Possession of Child or Youth Pornography) and Five Counts violation of Penal Code Section 647(j)(3) – (Unauthorized Invasion of Privacy) and was facing prison since this was one of the largest seizures of child pornography in Whittier history. After aggressive negotiations with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and the presentation of a strong mitigation case, client plead no contest to One Count of Penal Code Section 311.11(c) – (Possession of Child Pornography with over 600 images) and One Count of Penal Code Section 647(j)(3) – (misdemeanor Unauthorized Invasion of Privacy) and all other Counts were dismissed. Client was sentenced to only felony probation and county 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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