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The Winning Defense Team

Fighting Tooth & Nail for Your Freedom in the West Coast

At Falangetti, we are proud of the results that we have achieved for our clients. Hard work and attention to detail are the foundation of great results. Below are some examples of actual cases and the results obtained by Anthony J. Falangetti. These results are not a guarantee or promise of future results, individual cases and results will vary. If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, please contact our offices at (800) 922-6989. We answer our phones any time, day or night.

    • Accused of a Felony Criminal Threats - Criminal Defense Entire case was dropped

      MALE CLIENT IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, DECEMBER 2014.

      Our client was experiencing an ongoing dispute with his neighbor. They were living in an apartment complex and the noise was creating friction between the residents. Our client became angry and out of frustration threatened his neighbor and displayed a toy gun. It was a terrible mistake. Our client was remorseful and truly never meant any violence to come to anyone. Our client was accused of a felony Criminal Threats in violation of Penal code section 422. Through our early intervention, we were able to get the felony dropped. Then, we got his matter referred to an office hearing with the Los Angeles City Attorney. Result: No charges filed, entire case was dropped.

    • Accused of Child Molestation - Sex Crimes CASE DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN ORANGE COUNTY JUVENILE COURT, APRIL 2015.

      Our client was a teenage boy who was accused of child molestation. Through our analysis of the case, the circumstances of the offense and all of the mitigating factors surrounding our client, we managed to get our client into a diversion program with community service and counseling. Result: CASE DISMISSED.

    • Arrested for a Felony possession - Drug Offenses DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED

      FEMALE CLIENT IN SAN FERNANDO COURTHOUSE, FEBRUARY 2015.

      As our client was pulling up to her own home, she was stopped by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy. She was arrested for a Felony possession of Cocaine in violation of Health and Safety Code section 11350 and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 148, resisting an officer. Through our efforts, the drug possession was reduced to a misdemeanor and then dismissed and the resisting was reduced to a disturbing the peace. Result: DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED.

    • Arrested for Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence Case was dropped

      FEMALE CLIENT IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 2015.

      Our client was married to a law enforcement officer. They were separating and their relationship collapsed. He began to stalk her and follow her. After following her, he started an altercation. Then, when police were called, he convinced the responding officers to arrest her for domestic violence in violation of Penal Code section 273.5. Through our efforts very early in the case, we avoided any charges from being filed against her. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office conducted an office hearing. Result: No criminal charges were filed and the case was dropped.

    • Arrested for Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence CASE DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN LOS ANGELES, CLARA SHORTRIDGE FOLTZ CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER, FEBRUARY 2015.

      Our client was arrested for domestic violence against his wife. He was charged with threatening her with a knife in violation of Penal Code section 417(a)(1), also known as exhibiting a deadly weapon in a threatening manner. Our office conducted a detailed analysis of the evidence in the case, exposing some weaknesses in the evidence. Base on this analysis, we were able to get our client misdemeanor diversion. Upon completion of the conditions of diversion, the charge would be dismissed. Result: CASE DISMISSED.

    • Arrested for Felony Arson - Criminal Defense All felony charges DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN LOS ANGELES, AIRPORT COURTHOUSE (LAX), JULY 2014.

      Our client was a college student at UCLA. He and a fellow student were arrested for felony arson of a residential building. He was also charged with arson of personal property, setting fire in a public sidewalk and vandalism. The bail amount was too great for his family to bail him out. We began working on the case immediately. We were able to get him released from jail on his own recognizance. We contacted the District Attorney’s Office and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Result: All felony charges DISMISSED. Place on misdemeanor summary probation for lighting a fire on a public sidewalk.

    • Arrested for Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation ALL ALLEGATIONS WERE DROPPED

      FEMALE CLIENT IN LOS ANGELES, CLARA SHORTRIDGE FOLTZ CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER, APRIL 2017. The client had been placed on felony probation in 2004. In 2017, she was arrest for a bench warrant issued by the court for violations of her probation. One of the claims was that she failed to report to probation as directed or due the required community service. Immediately, Anthony convinced the Court to release her on her own recognizance so that she could continue to go to work. Anthony convinced the judge and the prosecution to terminate her probation, drop the community service and confirm the restitution was already paid. Result: ALL ALLEGATIONS WERE DROPPED.

    • Charged with Being Drunk in Public - Criminal Defense Case DISMISSED.

      MALE CLIENT IN LONG BEACH COURTHOUSE, APRIL 2014.

      Client was charged with being drunk in public in violation of Penal Code section 647(f). Our legal team addressed this case with the Long Beach City Prosecutor’s office to work out a resolution. Result: Case DISMISSED.

    • Charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon - Gun Charges ALL FELONY CHARGES WERE DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN COMPTON COURTHOUSE, APRIL 2017. The Client was charged with carrying a concealed dirk or dagger in violation of Penal Code section 21310 as a felony. It was also alleged that he had two prior strike convictions as well as prior prison sentences. The prosecution was initially seeking a state prison sentence. The client had the knife in a holster attached to his belt. We contended that it was not concealed and therefore legal for him to carry the knife openly. After extensive negotiations and discussions with the Court, the Judge reduced the charge to a misdemeanor with no jail. Result: Misdemeanor summary probation. ALL FELONY CHARGES AND PRIOR WERE DISMISSED.

    • Charged with Cruelty to a Child Inflicting Injury - Criminal Defense CASE DISMISSED

      FEMALE CLIENT IN SAN FERNANDO VALLEY COURTHOUSE, OCTOBER 2014.

      Our client was an award winning elementary school teacher in San Fernando. She was charged with cruelty to a child inflicting injury, also known as child abuse, in violation of Penal Code section 273a(b). She was alleged to have struck a child in front of her class. Our team conducted a complete investigation, which showed she did not commit any crime. Result:CASE DISMISSED.

    • Charged with Multiple Felony Counts - Criminal Defense ALL FELONY COUNTS DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN LOS ANGELES, CLARA SHORTRIDGE FOLTZ CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER, JANUARY 2014

      Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) served a search warrant on our client’s home. They found two assault weapons and numerous unregistered handguns. Any felony conviction would have ended our client’s career as an armed security guard and armored car driver. He was charged with multiple felony counts including violations on Penal Code section 30605(a) possession of assault weapons. Result: resolution of one misdemeanor count. ALL FELONY COUNTS DISMISSED and our client could keep his job.

    • Charged with Petty Theft - Theft Crimes DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT IN LONG BEACH COURTHOUSE, APRIL 2015.

      Our client was charged with Petty Theft in violation of Penal Code section 484(a). The crime allegedly occurred in San Pedro. He was arrested by the Los Angeles Harbor Police. The evidence included video surveillance and a confession. Our team investigated the allegations, put together our defense and mitigation package to present to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Result: Case DISMISSED.

    • Charged with Reckless Driving - Reckless Driving DISMISSED

      MALE CLIENT TORRANCE COURTHOUSE, MAY 2015.

      Our client was charged the reckless driving in violation of vehicle Code section 23103(a). Palos Verdes Police pulled him over and arrested him for the misdemeanor criminal offense. Our lawyers were able to present forensic analysis to rebut the charge of reckless driving. Result: Case reduced to infraction (Traffic ticket). Misdemeanor charge DISMISSED.