Results

Below are actual case results achieved by California criminal defense attorney Jessica Agnich. Please keep in mind that the success of any legal matter depends on the unique circumstances of each case. The Law Office of Jessica Agnich cannot guarantee future results based on past successes.

Murder and Attempted Murder


Homicide: Not Guilty

A jury found the client not guilty of murder and not guilty of voluntary manslaughter at trial. He was released on bail pending resolution of lesser involuntary manslaughter charges. He ultimately received a plea bargain with no additional jail time after his release from custody. Read the press coverage...

Premeditated Attempted Murder: Not Guilty of All Charges

The client was charged with attempted premeditated murder and other charges for a shooting that left the alleged victim with multiple gunshot wounds. If convicted, the client was looking at a potential lifetime prison sentence. After a lengthy trial, the client was found not guilty of all charges. See the jury's verdict...

Attempted Murder: All Charges Dismissed

Attempted murder, assault with a semi-automatic firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon charge were filed against the client. All charges against him were ultimately dismissed. Read the press coverage and see the court record...

Gang Homicide: Favorable Plea Deal

The client accepted a plea bargain deal of eight years with half time credit for a gang homicide case with a potential maximum exposure of life in prison. Read press coverage...

Prosecution Will Not Seek Death Penalty in Client's Case

The client was charged with murder by lying in wait, a special circumstances making client eligible for the death penalty if convicted. He was represented by two attorneys, including Jessica Agnich as Keenan counsel. The defense team spent years gathering mitigation material that was presented to the District Attorney's Office. Just before the preliminary hearing, the prosecution announced they would not seek the death penalty in the case. Read the press coverage...



Child Molest / Lewd Acts / Sexual Assault


Client Acquitted of Lewd Acts Offense

After jury trial, the client was acquitted of a lewd acts offense that would have resulted in lifetime sex offender registration. Read press coverage...

Client Walks in Sixteen Count Sexual Molest Case

After two years of fighting the case and nine weeks of jury trial, the client was found not guilty of all sixteen counts in sexual molest case. If convicted, the maximum exposure was over forty years in prison. See the verdict form...

Client Acquitted of Continuing Sexual Abuse of a Minor

The client was facing sixteen years in prison, potential lifetime sex offender registration, and potential deportation proceedings for charges of continuing sexual abuse of a minor. A jury found him not guilty and he was released from custody. See the verdict form…

Rape and Statutory Rape Charges Dismissed

After aggressive pretrial motions and extensive investigation, all charges were dismissed against a client looking at statutory rape and rape charges. See the court record…



Robbery


Armed Pharmacy Robbery Dismissed

The client was arrested for an armed robbery of a pharmacy. Drug sales charges were also filed. All charges again him were dismissed and were never refiled. Read the press coverage and see the court record...

Client Acquitted in Armed Home Invasion Robbery

The client was facing a potential prison sentence of over fifteen years for armed home invasion robbery charges and enhancements. After jury trial, he was found not guilty of all charges. See the verdict form…

Attempted Robbery Case Dismissed

Just before jury trial, all charges were dismissed against a client facing attempted robbery charges. The client was facing a strike conviction, a probation violation in another county, and potential deportation proceedings if convicted. See the court record….



Assault and/or Battery; Assault with Deadly Weapon; Great Bodily Injury


Client Acquitted in Assault with a Deadly Weapon Trial

The client was accused of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly breaking the alleged victim’s arm with a 2x4 piece of wood. A jury found the client not guilty after trial. See the verdict form…

Prosecution Dismisses Charges in Gang Shooting

The client was arrested for a gang related shooting resulting in assault with a firearm and gang enhancement charges. After a thorough investigation revealed exculpatory evidence, it was presented to the prosecution and all charges were dismissed in the interests of justice. See the court record…



Domestic Violence


Client Walks in Multiple Count Domestic Violence Jury Trial

The alleged victim accused the client of multiple domestic violence incidents, and claimed that he caused her physical injury on multiple occasions. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on all charges and incidents. See the verdict form…



Burglary and Theft


Exculpatory Evidence Results in Dismissal of Burglary Charges

The client was charged with felony burglary charges for alleged theft. Charges were dismissed in the interests of justice and the client was released from custody after the discovery of an exculpatory surveillance video. See the court record…

Client’s Burglary Case and Probation Violation Dismissed

The prosecution dismissed all charges against the client in a felony burglary case. His probation violation in another jurisdiction was subsequently also dismissed as a result of his favorable disposition in the burglary case. See the court record...



Receipt of Stolen Property


Client’s Receipt of Stolen Property Case Dismissed before Preliminary Hearing

In a co-defendant case where the client was charged with receipt of stolen property, all charges were dismissed against the client just before the preliminary hearing. Read the press coverage and see the court record…



Possession of a Firearm / Gun Charges


Motion to Suppress Granted, Gun Charges Dismissed

The client was arrested for felony gun charges. After extensive pretrial motions, the client’s 1538.5(i) motion to suppress was granted and the charge was dismissed. See the court record…



Accessory, Accomplice Liability


Accessory to Murder Charges Dismissed Before Trial

Accessory to commit murder charges were filed against the client for allegedly assisting her boyfriend after a gang related homicide. After a lengthy preliminary hearing and various motions, her charges were ultimately dismissed. See the court record and read the press coverage…

Accessory to Burglary Charges Dismissed

The client was accused of accessory in a co-defendant burglary case. All charges against the client were dismissed. See the court record…



Drug Sales / Drug Possession


Maintaining a Place for Drug Sales Charges Dismissed During Trial

The client was charged with felony maintaining a place for drug sales charges. The charges were reduced to a misdemeanor at preliminary hearing, and the case was later dismissed during misdemeanor jury selection. See the court record…

Client’s Possession of a Controlled Substance Case Dismissed

All charges were dismissed in the client’s case, including possession of a controlled substance and an alleged prior conviction enhancement. See the court record…

Jury Finds Client Not Guilty of Possession of Drugs for Sale

After jury trial, a not guilty verdict was returned on possession of drugs for sale charges in the client’s case. He was convicted of infraction only, and no fine was imposed. See the jury verdict…



Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI)


Prosecution Dismisses Driving Under the Influence Charges

On the day of trial, the prosecution dismissed driving under the influence charges against the client. See the court record…



Gang Charges / Enhancements


Client Not Held to Answer at Preliminary Hearing in Gang Assault Case

After a preliminary hearing in which the alleged victim testified about being stabbed in a gang assault, the client was not held to answer by the judge. Charges were never re-filed against the client. See the press coverage and the court record…



Criminal Threats


Case Dismissed After Evidence Submitted in Armed Criminal Threats Trial

The client faced a criminal threats charge and arming enhancement that qualified as a strike under the three strikes law. After the evidence was submitted but before the jury went out for deliberation, the prosecution determined they could not prove case beyond a reasonable doubt. All charges and enhancements were dismissed in the interests of justice before the jury even deliberated. See the court record…

Criminal Threats Case Dismissed Before Trial

The client was looking at a criminal threats charge, use of a firearm, and various prior convictions which could have resulted in a lengthy prison sentence. Impeachment evidence was obtained, including prior inconsistent statements made by the alleged victim at the client’s parole hearing. After the impeachment evidence was presented to the District Attorney, charges were subsequently dismissed. See the court record…



Resisting Arrest


Evidence Suppressed Based on Violation of Client’s Rights; Case Dismissed

The client was charged with resisting arrest, receiving stolen property, and other charges. The court found the detention of the client illegal and found that the police officer violated his Constitutional rights. After the motion to suppress was granted, the case was dismissed. See the court record…

Case Dismissed in Resisting Arrest Incident

The client allegedly resisted arrest after a dispute with a bailiff in court. She pled not guilty and the case was set for jury trial. Charges against her were ultimately dismissed before trial. See the court record…



Arson


Client Accepts Favorable Plea Deal after Facing Serious Arson Allegations

In a high-profile arson case, the client was charged with multiple strikes and faced a potential lengthy prison sentence. The client ultimately given a favorable plea deal of a non-strike offense and received no additional jail time. See the press coverage and the court record…



Stalking


Client Found Not Guilty of All Charges in Multiple Count Stalking Case

The client was accused of multiple stalking incidents and annoying/harassing phone calls charges. After jury deliberation, the jury returned not guilty verdicts for all charges and incidents. See the verdict form…



Carjacking


Armed Carjacking Charges Dismissed

After being held to answer at a preliminary hearing, the client’s charges for carjacking with a firearm were dismissed just before jury trial. See the court record…



Destroying Evidence


Destroying Evidence Charges Dismissed Before Trial

The client was accused of destroying evidence just before police arrived to investigate a shooting case. After extensive investigation by the defense, all charges were dismissed. See the press coverage and the court record…

The examples of charges and actual cases above are just a sampling of the cases litigated by Jessica Agnich. The Law Office of Jessica Agnich accepts all types of criminal charges in addition the charges above including but not limited to juvenile delinquency, expungements, pre-arrest criminal legal services, white collar crimes, forgery, fraud, hit and run, conspiracy, kidnapping, bank robbery, pimping/pandering, three strikes, probation violations, etc. See our practice areas for more information.

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