Stockton defense attorney Leah Gillis gets another victory for her client. In the case of Santos Y. Ms. Gillis’ client was charged originally charged with a violation of Penal Code section 664/187- Attempted Murder. When they got to court the charges were then reduced to Penal Code Section 245(a)(1)- Assault with a deadly weapon. Ms. Gillis was able to get the entire case dismissed without her client even having to go to trial.

Santos was facing significant incarceration time, fines and years of probation. Violence charges have dramatic and long lasting consequences. The original charge of Attempted murder could have sent her to prison for a very long time.

If you or a family member has been charged with an attempted murder or Assault with a deathly weapon, you need a local San Joaquin County criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.


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