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An Undefeated Record in Jury Trial for 2016, 2017, 2018,
 and 2019

Trial lawyer Jonathan Gonzales is well known in the area for getting results in criminal defense cases ranging from DUI to murder and everything in between. Other attorneys hire our firm for trial work because of our ability to provide comprehensive legal services and our ability to win. Our undefeated records in jury trials for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 are a testament to our ability to handle each and every case with the same dedication to results, thorough knowledge, and in-depth insights. Mr. Gonzales is diligently fighting for the rights of our clients with the unilateral decision making by the courts to postpone hearings. Read more about why you should hire the Law Office of Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Gonzales.

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Plead to one felony count Multiple Assault Weapons Charges Multiple Felonies
Client charged with multiple assault weapons charges and assault with an assault weapon was facing over 20 years in state prison.
  • Plead to one felony count Multiple Assault Weapons Charges
    • Multiple Felonies
    Client charged with multiple assault weapons charges and assault with an assault weapon was facing over 20 years in state prison.
  • Charges Dropped Embezzling From Employer
    • Theft Crimes
    Client was arrested for embezzling from her employer. All charges dropped.
  • Case Dismissed DUI - Invoked 6th Amendment
    • DUI
    Man charged with DUI. Mr. Gonzales wrote and argued a motion asserting his 6th amendment speedy trial rights. Judge granted motion, case dismissed.
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Sales
    • Drug Crimes
    Man was charged with drug sales. At preliminary hearing all charges dismissed.
  • Charges Dismissed DUI - 2nd Offense
    • DUI
    Client arrested for their 2nd offense DUI. All charges were dismissed, no DMV or criminal consequences.
  • Case Dismissed Felony Domestic Violence
    • Domestic Violence
    Client was charged with felony domestic violence.
  • Case Dismissed Police Illegally Searched Client's Shed
    • Theft Crimes
    A man was charged with grand theft and police illegally searched his shed. Mr. Gonzales argued a violation of the 4th Amendment- search and seizure, and won.
  • Case Dismissed Charged with Check Fraud Two Years Later
    • Theft Crimes

    Woman was charged with check fraud and the District attorney brought charges 2 years later against the defendant. Mr. Gonzales argued that the government violated her 6th Amendment- the right to a speedy trial.
     

  • Case Dismissed DUI of Marijuana
    • DUI
    Client charged with DUI for being under the influence of marijuana while driving. At pre-trial DA would not reduce or dismiss. On the eve of trial- full dismissal.
  • Case Dismissed Felony Assault
    • Assault & Battery
    Client was charged with felony assault with a knife (a strike, up to 4 years in prison). At jury trial, jury returned 11-1 in favor of not guilty.
  • Case Dismissed Car Jacking, Robbery & Assault
    • Theft Crimes
    Client was charged with car jacking, robbery and assault. Because of his record he was facing over 25 years in prison. After we hired an investigator, we were able to show all the allegations were false and the alleged victim lied.
  • Case Dismissed Five Serious Felonies
    • Multiple Felonies

    Client was charged with five serious felonies, including attempted murder, and was facing life in prison.

  • Case Dismissed BAC .21
    • DUI
    Client was charged with DUI after accident and BAC was .21.
  • Charges Dismissed BAC over Legal Limit
    • DUI
    Man arrested for DUI over 0.08%.
  • Case Dismissed Intimidating a Witness
    • Felonies
    Woman charged with felony for intimidating a witness.
  • Charges Dismissed DUI for Alcohol and Drugs
    • DUI
    A woman was charged with DUI for alcohol and drugs, in addition to driving on a suspended license. The police reported that she was driving at 0.17% BAC. The D.A. wanted to give her 12 days in jail.
  • Case Dismissed DUI of Prescription Medication
    • DUI
    Woman charged with DUI for driving on her prescription medication. After obtaining experts to show that she was not DUI, the DA dismissed the entire case.
  • Charges Dismissed Car Accident with Drugs in System
    • DUI
    A woman was charged with DUI after a car accident. Drugs were found in her system. After setting the case for a jury trial, DA dismissed DUI charges.
  • Charges Dismissed Charged with Resisting & Obstructing
    • Obstruction
    Man charged with resisting and obstructing. After Mr. Gonzales filled motion to suppress for unlawful detention, the DA dismissed the charges.
  • Case Dismissed Driving Too Slow
    • Traffic Infraction
    Man charged with driving on a suspended license. Police stopped him for driving too slow. Mr. Gonzales filed a motion to suppress for unlawful detention and the judge granted motions – case dismissed.
  • Case Dismissed Weapon Possession
    • Weapons Crime
    The client was charged for having 2 guns in his vehicle. Full dismissal after filling suppression motion alleging unlawful detention of the client.
  • Case Dismissed Traffic Infraction
    • Traffic Infraction
    Traffic trial where client traveled over 90 MPH.
  • Full Dismissal Stealing a Credit Card
    • Theft Crimes
    San Joaquin county Felony case where the client was accused of stealing a credit card and making unauthorized transactions.
  • Full Dismissal Identity Theft
    • Theft Crimes
    Sacramento client was accused of Felony identity theft/crime against an elderly person.
  • Full Dismissal Vehicle Theft
    • Theft Crimes
    Sacramento case where the client was accused of Felony vehicle theft.
  • Case Dismissed Domestic Violence
    • Domestic Violence
    Sacramento case where the client was accused of Misdemeanor domestic violence.
  • Case Dismissed Shoplifting
    • Theft Crimes
    Sacramento case where the client was accused of Misdemeanor shoplifting of over $100 in merchandise.
  • Case Dismissed Child Endangerment and Domestic Violence
    • Domestic Violence
    Sacramento Misdemeanor case where the client was arrested for child endangerment and domestic violence.
  • Case Dismissed Resisting Arrest
    • Obstruction
    Placer county case where the client had a warrant out for his arrest for resisting a public officer.
  • Dismissed All Felony Counts Possession of Drugs for Sale with Prior Record
    • Drug Crimes
    Client charged with possession of drugs for sale. Because of his prior record, the prosecutor wanted 4 years in prison. After setting the case for trial, on eve of trial, the prosecution dismissed all felony counts. The client was allowed county jail time with the option of a work project.
  • Won the DUI Count after Jury Trial Hit & Run DUI
    • Hit & Run
    Went to jury trial for a hit-and-run DUI. Won the DUI count.
  • Hung Jury BAC Level of .09
    • DUI
    Man charged with DUI after being pulled over and BAC was 0.09%.
  • Hung Jury Battery on a Peace Officer
    • Assault & Battery
    Woman charged with battery on a peace officer and resisting. Mr. Gonzales argued excessive force used by the officer.
  • No Contest; No Jail Time BAC .22
    • DUI
    Woman charged with DUI after her blood was a 0.22% BAC. Plead no contest for no jail time and 3 month DUI school (usually 9 month school).
  • Case Dismissed Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    • Assault & Battery
    Man was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon (felony strike). If convicted, he faced up to four years in state prison. Case was dismissed after he completed an anger management class. No fines, no jail no probation.
  • No Jail Time Two Felony Strike Cases
    • Multiple Felonies
    A man was being investigated for two felony strike cases; criminal threats and residential burglary. Both are serious felony strikes if convicted. He went for pre-file representation with us and the prosecutor filed charges as a misdemeanor. He eventually pled no contest for trespassing, only paying a $220 fine and 12-month informal probation – no jail time.
  • Dismissed All Felony Counts Three Felonies
    • Multiple Felonies

    Client was charged with three felonies:

    1. Assault with Deadly Weapon
    2. Felony Vandalism
    3. Car Theft

    Facing minimum of 3 years in prison, max of 12 years because of prior strikes. At preliminary hearing, DA dismissed all felony counts. Client pled to misdemeanor vandalism and received no jail time.

  • All Felonies were Dismissed Domestic Violence, Criminal Threats, Battery & Persuading a Witness
    • Domestic Violence

    Client charged with felony domestic violence- 4 counts, domestic violence, criminal threats, battery causing injury, persuading a witness, and great bodily injury.

    Exposure was excess of 12 years in prison, three strikes alleged.

    The day before trial, all felonies were dismissed. Client pleaded to a misdemeanor and served no jail time.

  • Not Guilty After Trial Three Felonies with Two Strikes
    • Assault & Battery

    Client was charged with three felonies, 2 strikes:

    1. Assault causing great bodily injury
    2. Battery causing great bodily injury
    3. Criminal threats

    At jury trial, jury returned verdicts of NOT GUILTY on all felony counts.

  • Not Guilty After Trial Robbery with a Firearm
    • Theft Crimes
    Client charged with robbery with a special allegation of using a firearm in the commission of the robbery. They were facing a minimum of 12 years up to 15 years. Before trial the prosecutor offered 7 years. The jury returned with a verdict of not guilty on all charges.
  • Not Guilty After Trial DUI - 2nd Offense
    • DUI
    Second offense DUI. There were 4 different drugs found in the client’s system. At Jury Trial, the Jury returned verdicts of not guilty on all counts.
  • Not Guilty After Trial BAC Level of .09
    • DUI
    Woman was pulled over and charged with DUI after her BAC was 0.09%.
  • Not Guilty After Trial BAC .22
    • DUI
    Man charged with DUI after he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his car with the engine running. His BAC was 0.22%. After a jury trial, the jury returned not guilty verdicts.
  • Not Guilty After Trial Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Needles
    • Drug Crimes
    Man charged with drug paraphernalia and possession of needles after police searched his belongings. After a jury trial, the jury returned a not guilty verdict.
  • Jury Trial, Jury Returned Verdicts of Not Guilty Three Felony Sex Crimes
    • Violent Crimes
    Client charged with 3 felony sex crimes and serious violent felonies.
  • Not Guilty Double Homicide
    • Violent Crimes
    Client charged with double homicide.
  • Not Guilty After Trial Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    • Assault & Battery
    Placer Felony case where the client was accused of assault with a deadly weapon (3 strikes), damage to another vehicle in the amount of $400 or more, and hit and run.
  • Not Guilty After Trial Two Counts of Misdemeanor Sexual Assault
    • Sex Crimes
    Client charged with 2 counts of misdemeanor sexual assault.
  • Case Dismissed after Trial DUI with Accident
    • DUI
    Client BAC was .15. Jury was hung, 10-2 in favor of Not Guilty on one county. DA dismissed case after trial.
  • Fined; No DMV Penalties BAC Level of .09
    • DUI
    A man was charged for a DUI and having a BAC level of 0.09%. The judge found him not guilty of having a BAC over the legal limit of 0.08%. He received a fine but was not penalized with any DMV consequences.
  • Fined; No DMV Penalties DUI
    • DUI
    Our client was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Through our defense the judge found her not guilty and she simply received a fine, rather than penalties from the DMV.
  • Charge Reduced DUI
    • DUI
    DUI where client has .23 BAC. Charge was reduced to wet and reckless.
  • No Jail Time; Minimum Fines DUI - 2nd Offense
    • DUI
    Woman charged with second time DUI. On the day of jury trial, the DA offered to reduce the charges to wet and reckless. Client received no jail time and minimum fines.
  • Charges Resolved First Degree Burglary Home Invasion
    • Theft Crimes
    A woman was charged with 1st degree burglary home invasion (6 year prison max) and robbery (5 year prison max). Both of these charges are considered serious violent felonies. The charges were resolved for misdemeanor vandalism and a 60 day work project.
  • Dismissed All Sales Counts Three Counts of Possession of Drugs
    • Drug Crimes

    A man was charged with three counts of possession of drugs and possession for sale. If convicted he would face up to five years in a state prison. After prelim, the DA dismissed all sales counts and he pled to misdemeanor possession for a 60 day work project.

  • Settled for a Misdemeanor Charge Felony Burglary with a Record
    • Theft Crimes
    A woman was charged with felony burglary and because of her record, she was facing 4 years in prison. The DA offer was firm and called for 16 months in prison. After scheduling a jury trial, the DA would still not change their offer. On the eve of trial, the DA contacted us and wanted to settle for a misdemeanor charge and only 15 days in custody.
  • Felony Charges Dismissed Charged with Multiple Offenses
    • Multiple Felonies
    Client was charged with felony criminal threats, felony home invasion, misdemeanor vandalism, and misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. Both felony charges and the driving on a suspended license charge were dismissed and he received informal probation for misdemeanor disturbing the peace and vandalism.
  • Charges Reduced Child Endangerment
    • DUI
    Woman charged with Felony Child Endangerment after driving with a high BAC with kids in the car. Maximum exposure 6 years. Mr. Gonzales got it reduced to a misdemeanor and 45 days in custody.
  • Felony Reduced to Misdemanor Felony DUI Causing Injury
    • DUI
    Man charged with Felony DUI causing injury, along with 4 other misdemeanor charges, including burglary. Felony was reduced to a misdemeanor and all charges were resolved for 45 days in custody and a 45 day work project.
  • Dismissed All Felony Counts Felony DUI Causing Injury
    • DUI
    Man charged with felony DUI causing injury and felony hit and run after he hit multiple cars. Because of his prior strike he was facing minimum of 32 months in state prison. At preliminary hearing, D.A. dismissed all felonies and he pled to misdemeanor DUI for 2 weeks of home detention.
  • Resolved for a Misdemeanor Hit & Run Four Felonies Involving a Vehicle
    • Multiple Felonies

    Man charged with four felonies:

    1. Assault with Deadly Weapon (strike offense)
    2. Hit and Run causing injury
    3. DUI causing injury
    4. Hit and Run causing property damage

    Facing multiple years in prison and life time CDL suspension. Resolved for misdemeanor hit and run, home detention.

  • Plead to a Simple Misdemeanor Sexual Assault, Battery and Providing Drugs to a Minor
    • Sex Crimes
    Client charged with sexual assault, providing drugs to a minor, battery and contributing to a minor. If convicted would have required client to register as a sex offender. After we hired an investigator, it was shown that the allegations were not true, plead to a simple misdemeanor for community service.
  • No DUI Class Required, Paid Minimum Fines DUI with Prior Charge
    • DUI
    Man charged with DUI had a prior out of state DUI charge. Mr. Gonzales argued that out of state prior DUIs don’t count in California. The judge agreed and struck the out of state priors. The client pled to a first time DUI. The client was given credit for time served, no DUI class was required, and he had to pay minimum fines.