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Andrew Westover’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • USA v. ATOAFA

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Jun 22, 2009
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Wire Fraud
  • People v. [Confidential]

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed at Preliminary Examination for Lack of Evidence
    Description:
    Client was charged with Felony Embezzlement while he was still a resident of California. Several years later he learns of these charges and we go to court. After nearly 6 months of investigation and litigation, I was able to get the complaint dismissed in its entirety at the Preliminary hearing.
  • People v. L.C.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settled case before trial
    Description:
    Client was charged with Theft from a local store. Negotiated with District Attorney to bring quick settlement to the case and minimize jail time for our client. I was also able to protect the client from any restitution being owed.
  • People v. J.V.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of all charges before trial
    Description:
    Client was arrested during the controversial "Drunk in Public" scandal that has rocked San Jose. After a thorough investigation and multiple witnesses that stated this client was not drunk, we were finally able to convince the District Attorney to dismiss the case in its entirety. The dismissal occurred the morning of trial.
  • People v. Broy

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 22, 2008
    Outcome:
    Lift firearms restrictions after conviction
    Description:
    Client was convicted two years ago of misdemeanor battery which means he is prohibited from carrying or owning any firearm for 10 years under Cal Penal Code 12021. He was trying to join the U.S. Army but was unable to enlist due to this restriction. I was able to petition the court to lift this firearms restriction as related to military duty, thereby clearing the way for him to join the Army.
  • Mother v. Father

    Practice Area:
    Child Custody
    Date:
    Aug 23, 2013
    Outcome:
    Relocation denied; Sole custody to Father
    Description:
    Our firm represented Father in opposition to Mother's attempt to permanently relocate the minor children to Taiwan. The relocation was supported by the court appointed child custody evaluator. This case ultimately required six days of trial and the testimony of three expert witnesses. Complex issues regarding the Hague Convention of 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction were at the forefront of this trial. Mother ultimately attempted to abduct the minor children and flee to Taiwan.
  • Confidential Family Law Client

    Practice Area:
    Child Custody
    Date:
    Sep 02, 2014
    Outcome:
    Sole custody to my client
    Description:
    Client (Father) first came to me with an order that he only have weekend supervised visitation with his children. The children were being neglected while in Mother's care. Through careful litigation and investigation, we were able to secure a reversal of child custody. Now, my client (Father) has sole legal and sole physical custody of both children. Mother has no visitation with the minor children pending resolution of her serious psychological issues.