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Kevin K. Denton

Kevin Denton’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • People v. Doe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was charged with possession of a knife at airport security checkpoint. Client used the knife in the course of his employment of 22 years. Client had no prior record and an endorsement from his employer. Case was dismissed on the People's motion.
  • People v. Doe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    20 days Public Work Service
    Description:
    Police discovered nearly 4 pounds of Marijuana, 6 plant grow operation, 1 ounce of cocaine, 2 scales, a money counter, vacuum sealer, bags, pay and owe sheets, and a significant amount of cash. Client agreed to plea to 1 count of Possession for Sale of a Controlled Substance with the agreement that the charge would be vacated and reduced to a misdemeanor after 18 months of successful probation. Client was sentenced to 20 days of Public Work Service.
  • People v. Doe (non-citizen)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges reduced, client not deported.
    Description:
    Client was arrested for Possession for Sale of Marijuana and Evading. After discussions with the District Attorney prior to arraignment, the Marijuana charges were reduced to simple possession of a small quantity of Marijuana. Plea was structured to prevent client from being deported.
  • People v. Doe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Reduced to Infraction
    Description:
    Client was cited for the possession of a weapon at the airport security checkpoint. After negotiation with the City Attorney at arraignment, the charges were reduced to Disturbing the Peace, and infraction. Client paid a $207 fine, no jail time.
  • People v. Doe (non-citizen)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 12, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges never filed, Restraining Order Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was under investigation for a lewd act on a minor and rape which allegedly occurred 15 years ago. The investigation was closed after discussions with the District Attorney. The alleged victim's subsequent application to obtain a restraining order was dismissed with prejudice.
  • Possession of Marijuana in Vehicle

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 06, 2009
    Outcome:
    Reduced to Infraction
    Description:
    Client had multiple possession charges that had been reduced to infractions. After negotiation with the City Attorney at arraignment, the charges were reduced to an infraction. Client paid fine.
  • Investigation for Bigamy

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 29, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges never filed
    Description:
    Client was under investigation for Bigamy during his divorce from second wife. After discussions with the District Attorney's investigator regarding client's reasonable belief that he was divorced from his first wife, the investigation was closed and no charges were ever filed.
  • Opposition to Restraining Order

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 26, 2009
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was served with a temporary restraining order from a neighbor with whom he had engaged in a fist fight. The fight took place in Mexico, not the United States. The application for a permanent restraining order was dismissed at the first hearing.