Stockton defense attorney Leah Gillis gets another victory for her client. In the case of Hector S., Ms. Gillis’ client was charged with violations of Penal Code sections 273.5(a)-Domestic Violence with an injury; 422-Criminal Threats; 417(a)(1)-Brandishing a Weapon; 166(c)(1)-Contempt of Court; 136.1(b)(1)-Dissuading a Witness. Ms. Gillis was able to get the entire case dismissed without her client having to go to trial.
Hector was facing significant jail time, fines, years of probation and having to complete a 52 week Domestic violence counseling program. Domestic Violence charges have dramatic and long lasting consequences including a 10 year ban on possession of firearms and a potential lifetime ban by the federal government on the possession of firearms.
If you or a family member has been charged with a domestic violence crime, you need a local San Joaquin County criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.