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Santa Clara County Client Convicted of Pimping

Our client in Santa Clara County was alleged to have engaged in human trafficking (Penal Code Section 236.1(b)) as well as numerous other felony charges including assault, conspiracy and terrorist threats, among others. He was facing almost 50 years in prison, had just been released from prison within about a year from commission of this new offense and had a prior strike offense for robbery (Penal Code Section 211). After a detailed and intense investigation, presentation of a strong mitigation case and aggressive negotiations with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, client plead to a simple violation of Penal Code Section 266h(a) – (Pimping) and was sentenced to only seven years in prison and received ½ time for a significant portion of his sentence.

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