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May 31, 2017, Torrance Superior Court
Client was charged with his TENTH DUI, but third within that 10 years. After pre-arraignment plan is executed, client receives only 30 days in jail from the court despite the prosecutor’s offer of 240 days in jail.
May 22, 2017, Torrance Superior Court
Client was charged with violation of a restraining order based on a false report. Less than a week after charges were filed and after presenting a defense to the prosecution, the case was outright dismissed in court.
May 4, 2017, Torrance Superior Court
Client arrested for DUI for the second time in last 6 years, but based upon a suppression issue we had his DMV case dismissed and his court case settled for a “wet reckless”. No license suspension, and no ignition interlock device.
April 20, 2017, Manhattan Beach City Hall
Less than six months after a felony arrest, charges were informally settled and dismissed.
March 9, 2017, Department of Motor Vehicles, El Segundo
Client was arrested for DUI with a 0.10% BAC. At the DMV Hearing, Pat successfully argued that client was unlawfully stopped by the police and the suspension against the client’s driving privilege was set aside.
February 23, 2017, United States District Court – Central District
Successful defeat of class action certification.
February 2, 2017, Los Angeles Superior Court, Long Beach Courthouse
Felony charges DISMISSED!
January 13, 2017, Los Angeles Superior Court, Torrance Courthouse
Client looking at 9 years in prison for felony child abuse charges is aquitted by a jury verdict. Not guilty on both charged counts and client is released and protective order removed. $110,000 bail returned to client.
November 29, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client is arraigned on felony charges and DA asks for $330,000 in bail. 10% premium to a bond agent would have cost our client $33,000. Pat Carey convinces the court to set bail at $150,000 (premium of only $15,000) saving client $18,000 in bond fees.
November 28, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Client looking at life in prison is offered 27 years to plead guilty prior trial. We took the case to trial and after three weeks our client was found NOT GUILTY.
November 2, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Client being investigated for rape is cleared of all charges after concentrated cooperation with the District Attorney’s Office.
October 28, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client charged with DUI with blood alcohol over .20% has case dismissed upon our successful motion for an illegal traffic stop.
September 6, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client charged with third-time DUI sentenced to NO jail time despite the 120-day minimum sentence requirement.
August 19, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client facing thousands in fines for an illegal Airbnb rental has his case dismissed.
August 4, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Client arrested for Felony Assault with Deadly Weapon (Knife) receives a misdemeanor with no jail time.
July 28, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Battery on a police officer charges dismissed after meeting with supervisors at Torrance District Attorney’s Office
July 15, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
DUI charges reduced to “Wet Reckless” with BAC of .11%
July 14, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Felony drug trafficking charges dismissed in exchange for completion of AA meetings by Client.
June 6, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Inglewood Courthouse
Client receives minimum DUI sentence for case with .20 BAC and a traffic collision involving three cars.
May 27, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
District Attorney’s Office declines to file charges after our client’s arrest: Click Here for Media Coverage
May 25, 2016, Orange County Superior Court – Harbor Justice Center
Client received no jail time despite having 4 probation violations and picking up a new case.
May 17, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center
Client had property seized by the police unlawfully and they kept it for over two years. Pat Carey filed a demand/motion/order to return property. After a hearing against the Attorney General, the court ruled in our favor and returned the property to our client.
May 12, 2016, Orange County Superior Court – West Justice Center
Client was stopped for DUI and blew a 0.18% BAC. He inquired for advice on how to plead guilty given his high BAC. Client eventually retained us and we filed a motion to supress evidence such that his traffic stop was unlawful. The court GRANTED our motion and the case was completely DISMISSED.
May 1, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Long Beach Courthouse
Client was facing a 17 year prison sentence for a new drug case and probation violation. His offer was 10 years in state prison when Pat Carey was retained. Two criminal lawyers were previously on the case and did not create any positive movement on the case. Pat Carey filed a motion to supress the evidence seized in the case as well as a motion to supress the Defendant’s statements that were taken in violation of his Miranda rights. The filing of this motion led the DA to reconsider their case, and led to a negotiated settlement of only 2 years in state prison. Client saved from almost an extra decade behind bars.
April 21, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
DUI Case Reduced to a “Wet Reckless”; Client receives minimum sentence and will not have to have the ignition interlock device installed in car.
March 16, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Client was arrested for felony criminal threats. We had him bailed out of custody within 2 hours and set a meeting with the District Attorney. The case was eventually rejected for felony filing and referred to the Los Angeles City Attorney for misdemeanor filing consideration. After meeting with the City Attorney, we convinced the prosecutor to reject all charges for filing. Client’s bail was exonerated and he returned to work.
March 9, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client was facing 5 years of state prison that was suspended (“joint suspension”) on a felony case. He was facing four different probation violations. Pat Carey met with the District Attorney as well as the Judge assigned to the case and client was eventually ordered to stay out of trouble and was allowed to remain on probation.
February 3, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center
Client facing a minimum of 120 days in county jail on a third-time DUI gets sentenced to NO jail time. Pat Carey filed a motion for client to receive jail credits for her stay at a rehab facility. Client received the minimum fines and alcohol program required by law and never served one night in custody.
January 25, 2016, Los Angeles Superior Court – Airport Courthouse
Two defendant were charged with felony marijuana sales. Pat Carey represented both of them and set the case for preliminary hearing. After the hearing, the court granted Mr. Carey’s motion to have the sales allegation dropped. The charges became infractions and were completely dismissed 3 months later. Client’s received all of their cash back that was seized by law enforcement during their arrest.
December 17, 2015, Los Angeles Superior Court – Torrance Courthouse
Client was in the middle of a three year probation sentence for a vehicular manslaughter. Pat Carey filed a motion to terminate probation early and have the case dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4. After a contentious hearing, the court granted the motion. The client is no longer on probation and his case was dismissed.