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Niranjan Thiagarajah’s Legal Cases

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  • People v. J.W. (2nd DUI)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 23, 2012
    Outcome:
    Home Confinement
    Description:
    Initial DA offer -- 60 days jail Final Result -- House Arrest
  • People v. I.R. (Theft / Fraud)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    House Arrest
    Description:
    Client was charged 12 counts of felony grand theft in violation of Penal Code section 487. Facts – Client ran a travel agency and sold fraudulent international airline tickets to a dozen separate victims. Victims were not even aware that tickets were fraudulent until they showed up to the airport ready to travel. Total losses to the victims were almost $60,000. Client faced a maximum possible time of 10 years, 4 months prison. Furthermore, client was now living in Texas with his wife and daughter. We negotiated a deal for client to plead to only one count of theft and receive 9 months jail which could be served as home confinement in Texas.
  • People v. A.R. (Petty Theft)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client got in a dispute with her landlord and took the refrigerator and stove when she moved out of the apartment because she believed the landlord owed her money. Although the prosecutor was very reluctant to reduce the charges, Fred Thiagarajah eventually negotiated a deal that resulted in a complete dismissal of the case after Client paid for the cost of the missing items.
  • People v. J.M. (Domestic Violence)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    Immigration Safe Disposition & No Jail
    Description:
    Facts – Client accused of violating Penal Code section 273.5 by punching his wife. Client is a permanent resident and a domestic violence conviction would result in deportation. Original offer from DA was for client to plead guilty to the charge and serve 45 days jail. After further negotiations, DA was willing to offer a reduced domestic violence charge (Penal Code section 243(e)(1)) but still required 45 days jail. We set the case for trial. After case was set for trial, we finally negotiated an immigration safe result of simple battery with 30 days community service.
  • People v. K.C. (Minor in Possession)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client, who was under 21, was caught with 12 pack of beer in a public park and had a fake ID with him. Client was charged with misdemeanor violations of Business and Professions Code section 25662(a) and Penal Code section 529.5(c). Our office negotiated a complete dismissal of the charges.
  • People v. D.W. (Possession of Controlled Substance)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was charged with felony possession of cocaine in violation of Health and Safety Code section 11350 & misdemeanor public intoxication in violation ofPenal Code section 647(f). Client’s first attorney could only negotiate a diversion program through PC 1000 which would require 6 months of classes and drug testing followed by an additional 12 months of good behavior before case would be dismissed. Client hired Law Offices of Fred Thiagarajah to get a better deal. Fred Thiagarajah negotiated a complete dismissal of the charges immediately without any classes or drug testing required.
  • People v. N.P. (Driving on a Suspended License)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 08, 2012
    Outcome:
    Reduced to VC 12500 infraction
    Description:
    Client was charged with misdemeanor driving on a suspended license, in violation of Vehicle Code section 14601, in 2009. Client never went to court and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. In late 2012, Client hired Law Offices of Fred Thiagarajah to handle the case. Fred Thiagarajah went to court, got the bench warrant recalled and convinced the judge to reduce the charge to an infraction of driving without a valid license -- Vehicle Code section 12500(a) -- even though the Client's license was still suspended.
  • People v. R.R. (Exhibition of Speed x 2)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 06, 2012
    Outcome:
    Both Cases Dismissed
    Description:
    Facts -- Client was charged with exhibition of speed in two separate cases in the same courthouse. Fred Thiagarajah set both cases for trial and got both cases dismissed.
  • People v. J.O. (Burglary)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Outcome:
    Prison Reduced to County Jail
    Description:
    Facts -- Client was accused of burglarizing two cars and was found in possession of stolen property from those cars. Client was charged with felony burglary (Penal Code section 459), felony possession of stolen property (Penal Code section 496) and unfortunately had a prior strike on his record. Initial DA offer -- 32 months state prison Final Result -- 3 years probation, 270 days jail, and after 18 months, Client can reduce the charges to misdemeanors, terminate probation early and expunge the case.
  • People v. A.S. (Minor in Possession of Alcohol)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 13, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was caught outside a bar with a bottle containing fruit juice and alcohol. Client was only 20 years of age. The lawyers from our office negotiated a complete dismissal of the case.