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Gilberto Benito Vega

Gilberto Vega’s Legal Cases

17 total


  • People v. Vargas

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    Client was only convicted of two charges and sentenced to eight years instead of life.
    Description:
    Client faced two counts of lewd acts upon a minor and a multiple sexual victims enhancement. Client faced life imprisonment at trial.
  • People v. Niknia

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    All theft charges dismissed after negotiated settlement with DA
    Description:
    Client charged with petty theft. Faced up to one year in county jail.
  • People v. Barragan

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jun 04, 2012
    Outcome:
    Blood/Alch. level of .12/.13 reduced to a wet and reckless charge
    Description:
    Client was charged in Alemeda county with driving under the influence (VC 23152 a + b). After negotiations with the DA, client was able to plea to wet & reckless charges (VC 23103.5).
  • People v. Acuna

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client faced 22 years on 7 counts of sexual molestation charges. Outcome: 4 years (total of 2 years in prison), NO lifetime registration required.
    Description:
    Client faced 22 years on 7 counts of sexual offenses against a minor. Case settled for one charge, 4 years (total of 2 years in prison) and NO life time registration as a sexual offender.
  • People v. Shaw

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Outcome:
    Misdemeanor Hit and Run - All Charges Dismissed - Civil Settlement
    Description:
    Driver was charged with VC 20002(a) - hit and run after an automobile accident in Alameda County.
  • People v. Davis

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client faced 6 years in prison, was able to plea and serve only 2 years in county jail.
    Description:
    Client was charged with PC 211 (robbery) and PC 12022(a)(1) - gun use enhancement. Total maximum sentence was 6 years in prison. Client was able to plead and only serve 2 years in county jail.
  • People v. Lavulo

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client faced 12 years of prison, given only one year of local time, no felony probation violation!
    Description:
    Client on felony probation faced 12 years with new weapons charges and felony probation violation charges. Client was allowed to plea to only one weapon charge and given just one year local time, no felony probation.
  • People v. Pestana

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client faced a misdemeanor with 6 months in jail. Charges reduced to an infraction, client paid only $75 plus penalties and assessments.
    Description:
    Client was charge with misdemeanor reckless driving and faced 6 months in county jail. We were able to have the misdemeanor charge thrown out and the client plead to exhibition of speed infraction.
  • People v. Pierre

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 11, 2013
    Outcome:
    NOT GUILTY verdict at trial based upon self defense.
    Description:
    Client was charged with PC 242 (battery). Faced one year in county jail.
  • People v. Hudson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 08, 2013
    Outcome:
    Case dismissed during pre-trial negotiations.
    Description:
    Client charged with negligent discharge of a weapon. Client faced 6 months in county jail. Charges outright dismissed during pre-trial negotiations.