Drug Crimes

700 Marijuana Plants and Concentrate Kept Out of Court

March 29, 2014 No Comments »

LAX 2014 The police received an anonymous tip that marijuana was being grown illegally in a warehouse. They obtained a search warrant to search the building with a forward-looking infrared... Read More »

Possession for Sale Reduced to Disturbing the Peace

January 27, 2014 No Comments »

People v. T.C. (LAX 2014) Our client was charged with possession of marijuana for sale. However, upon investigating the facts and presenting a defense at a preliminary hearing, Margolin and... Read More »

Forfeiture of Almost $30,000 and Sports Car Stopped

January 3, 2014 No Comments »

(LAX 2013) Our client was being investigated by the federal government on drug manufacturing charges. We headed the charges off before trial and fought the asset forfeiture proceedings underway. The... Read More »

Felony Assault Weapon and Marijuana Cultivation Charges Reduced and Dismissed

Felony Assault Weapon and Marijuana Cultivation Charges Reduced and Dismissed

December 5, 2013 No Comments »

People v. WR (2013, LAX Court): The police barged into our  client’s home and discovered multiple grow rooms and stored weapons, including one identified as an illegal assault weapon. Our... Read More »

Dismissal For Armed Possession for Sale

November 27, 2013 No Comments »

People v. Armed Meth (2005, Criminal Courts Building): Our client was on probation for selling meth when he was arrested  for armed possession of meth for sale and for being... Read More »

Defense Saves Client from 11.5 Years in State Prison

November 26, 2013 No Comments »

People v. MA (2013, Ventura): Attorney Raza Lawrence assisted by Allison Margolin persuaded a Ventura judge to strike an assault with a deadly weapon charge that occurred less than 5... Read More »

Entrapment: A Win for a Cocaine Client

Entrapment: A Win for a Cocaine Client

November 26, 2013 No Comments »

People v. B N (2011,Criminal Court Building) Attorney Raza Lawrence obtained a dismissal in a case where the client, another attorney, was charged with three counts of possession for sale... Read More »

Client Receives Misdemeanor After Police Find 18 Pounds of Marijuana in Car

Client Receives Misdemeanor After Police Find 18 Pounds of Marijuana in Car

June 12, 2013 No Comments »

People v. K (2011) In Fresno, CA, Client was pulled over by police officers. Upon searching the vehicle police officers found 18 pounds of marijuana. Client was released on bail.... Read More »

Court Suppress Evidence, Finding That Dispensary Was Lawfully Operating

Court Suppress Evidence, Finding That Dispensary Was Lawfully Operating

June 11, 2013 No Comments »

People v. L.C.  Officers of the Los Angeles Police Department raided a local Van Nuys dispensary for possessing marijuana for sale. Upon searching the dispensary, firearms were located along with... Read More »

Margolin and Lawrence Cover Story in Hustler

Margolin and Lawrence Cover Story in Hustler

February 28, 2013 No Comments »

The partners of Margolin and Lawrence, Allison B. Margolin and J. Raza Lawrence, have written an article featured on the front-page of Hustler Magazine April 2013. Check out the article... Read More »