Case Results of The Law Offices of Seth P. Chazin

Case Results

Misdemeanor Solicitation for Prostitution – No Charges Filed

In this Contra Costa County case in Richmond, our client was cited for a misdemeanor solicitation for prostitution charge (Penal Code Section 647 (b)). After several contacts with the Richmond Police Department and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office following our immediate response to the allegations, no charges were filed.


Investigated for Possession of Child Pornography – No Charges Filed

In this Santa Clara County case in San Jose, our client was under investigation for possession of child pornography. After an immediate and aggressive approach to this case and for our numerous contacts with the San Jose Police Department and the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, no charges were filed.


Child Molestation – Case Closed

CHILD MOLESTATION: Successful businessman in Stanislaus County (Tracy) under investigation for allegations of possible child molestation of 14 year old victim. After numerous contacts with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office – case was not referred to District Attorney’s office and was closed due to insufficient evidence.


Child Molestation with a Prior – Reduced Sentence

CHILD MOLESTATION: Our Alameda County client was arrested for an alleged violation of One Count of Penal Code Section 288.2(a) – sending harmful matter and Four Counts of Penal Code Section 647.6(a)(1) – child molesting with a prior violent sex offense involving a minor under 14 years of age.

Due to the prior felony conviction of Penal Code Section 288(a) – lewd act upon a child in Contra Costa County, client would be required to be sentenced pursuant to Penal Code Sections 1170.12(c)(1) and 667(e)(1) – 2 Strikes and was facing more than 20 years in prison.

After numerous negotiations with the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, client plead guilty to one Count of Penal Code Section 647.6(a)(1) – annoying / molesting a child and the alleged strike on Count One was dismissed as were all other Counts. Client was sentenced to only 4 years in prison.


Possession of Child Pornography – No Jail Time

POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY: Client charged with Penal CodeSection 311.11a – Possession of Child Pornography in Contra Costa County (Martinez). After numerous negotiations with the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, client was convicted of reduced count of misdemeanor charge with no jail time.