Results of Cases Handled by Our Office

When your future is on the line, you want an experienced attorney protecting your rights. At the Law Office of Matthew S. Koken, we let our experience and results speak for themselves. Exclusively practicing criminal defense, we protect the rights of the accused facing a variety of charges including DUI, drug charges, theft, and domestic violence. Contact the Law Office of Matthew S. Koken for a free initial consultation.

Our results speak for themselves.

4th Lifetime DUI

Posted on 6/3/17 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: 4th lifetime DUI. BAC was 0.31%, with accident.

Outcome: No custody. Probation granted with some out-patient treatment.

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Stalking, Brandishing a Deadly Weapon, and Battery

Posted on 1/15/15 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with three misdemeanor counts: stalking, brandishing a deadly weapon (knife), and battery of an individual.

Outcome: Case dismissed.

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DUI Case

Posted on 12/16/14 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with DUI with .11% BAC.

Outcome: “Wet/Reckless”

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DUI Case

Posted on 10/10/13 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with DUI with a BAC of 0.17%.

Outcome: Client pleaded guilty to a “wet/reckless”

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DUI, Hit and Run (multiple vehicles)

Posted on 10/10/13 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with DUI and multiple counts of Hit and Run. Client had 0.27% BAC and hit three different vehicles in a span of a couple blocks.

Outcome: Prosecution agreed to stipulate to a 0.19% BAC, which saved client six months of classes. No custody. All hit and run charges were dismissed.

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12-count Misdemeanor Contempt

Posted on 10/5/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with 12 counts of misdemeanor contempt for failure to pay child support.

Outcome: Case Dismissed.

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Another 10-Count Misdemeanor Contempt Case

Posted on 5/3/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with ten counts of contempt of court for allegedly not paying child support, not complying with visitation schedule, among other things.

Outcome: All counts dismissed on defense counsel’s motion after the close of prosecution’s case.

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10 counts of Misdemeanor Contempt

Posted on 5/2/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with 10 counts of misdemeanor contempt of court for not complying with the court order of child support and alimony.

Case: Dismissed on defense motion.

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33 Misdemeanor Counts of Contempt

Posted on 4/17/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with 33 counts of contempt of court by alleging to not abide by court ordered visitation schedule.

Outcome: Case dismissed on defense’s motion after the close of the prosecution’s case at trial.

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VC 2800.1: Evading a Police Officer

Posted on 3/27/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with misdemeanor evading a peace officer. 

Outcome: Case dismissed.

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PC 148: Resisting Arrest

Posted on 3/27/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client detained. Officer pulled his firearm on client and his friends.

Outcome: Case dismissed.

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Theft of Government Property - Federal Court

Posted on 3/21/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with Theft of Government Property.

Outcome: Case dismissed.

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Five Count Misdemeanor Case

Posted on 1/9/12 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with five misdemeanor counts: (1) Health and Safety Code section 110620: Manufacturing Adulterated Food; (2) H & S Code section 110760: manufacturing Misbranded Food; (3) H & S code section 113980: Failing to meet food sanitation requirements for a retail food facility; (4) SD Municipal Code section 41.03: Conducting a Health operated Business without a current permit; (5) Unified Port District Code section 8.05(a): Engaging in a business on the tidelands without a valid permit.

Outcome: After evidence was presented from both the prosecution and the defense, the prosecution dismissed counts 2, 4, and 5. The jury then found my client Not Guilty on counts 1 and 3.

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Cable Theft - Two different clients

Posted on 11/29/11 by Matthew S. Koken

Not all cases involve serious crimes. However, every case deserves my time and effort because all of my clients deserve it.

Case: Clients charged with violating Penal Code section 593D(A)(1): Cable theft.

Outcome: Both Cases Dismissed.

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Gumby Robber: 3 counts of PC 459

Posted on 11/24/11 by Matthew S. Koken

Case: Client charged with three counts of Penal Code section 459: second degree burglary. These counts were for three separate incidents.

Outcome: Client pleaded guilty to one count with the other two being dismissed. After six months Client can withdraw his plea and enter a plea to PC 484: petty theft. That petty theft charge will then be dismissed entirely from Client’s record.

http://www.10news.com/video/29848755/index.html

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