Criminal Cases

We Handle Many Criminal Cases and Successfully Defend Our Clients.


Khachatourians Law Group

The Khachatourians Law Group routinely represents clients facing criminal charges in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California.  Referenced-below are common criminal statutes charged against individuals and businesses for personal and professional matters.



Alcohol Related Cases

Drunk in Public – Penal Code 647(f)

Selling or Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor – Business & Professions Code 25658

Minor in Possession of Alcohol – Business and Professions Code 25662

Animal Cases

Animal Abuse – Penal Code 597

Dog Fighting – Penal Code 597.5

Leaving a Pet Unattended in a Car – Penal Code 597.7

Service Dog Fraud – Penal Code 365.7

Unlawful Tethering of a Dog – Health & Safety Code 122335

Battery & Assault

Assault – Penal Code 240

Assault with Caustic Chemicals – PC244

Assault with a Deadly Weapon (ADW) – PC 245(a)(1)

Assault with a Firearm – Penal Code 245(a)(2)

Battery – Penal Code 242

Battery on a Peace Officer – PC243(b) &243(c)(2)

Battery With Serious Bodily Injury – PC243(d)

Sexual Battery – PC243.4

Hazing – Penal Code 245.6

Hate Crimes

Bribery Cases

Child Abuse

Failure to Provide Care (Child Neglect) – Penal Code 270

Child Endangerment – Penal Code 273(a)

Child Abuse – Penal Code 273(d)

Violating a Restraining Order – Penal Code 273.6

Child Abduction – Penal Code 278

Deprivation of Child Custody or Visitation – Penal Code 278.5

Domestic Violence

California Penal Code 136.1 – Intimidation of a Victim or Witnesses

Domestic Battery – Penal Code 243(e)(1)

Domestic Violence – Penal Code 273.5

Violating Restraining Order – Penal Code 273.6

Sexual Battery – Penal Code 243.4

Spousal Rape – Penal Code 262

Child Abuse – Penal Code 273(d)

Child Endangerment – Penal Code 273(a)

Damaging/Destroying Wireless Communication – Penal Code 591.5

Preventing of Dissuading a Victim to Testify – Penal Code 136.1

Criminal Threats – Penal Code 422

Disturbing the Peace – Penal Code 415

Stalking – Penal Code 646.9

Trespassing – Penal Code 602

Aggravated Trespassing – Penal Code 601

Revenge Porn – Penal Code 647(j)(4)

Posting Harmful Information on Internet  – Penal Code 653.2

Annoying Phone Calls – Penal Code 653(m)

False Report of Emergency – Penal Code 148.3

False Report of Crime – Penal Code 148.5

Contempt of Court – Penal Code 166

Dissuading a Witness or Victim – Penal Code 136.1

Disturbing the Peace – Penal Code 415

Trespass – Penal Code 602

Drug Cases

Possession of a Controlled Substance – Health & Safety Code 11350

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell – Health & Safety Code 11351

Sales or Transportation of a Controlled Substance – Health & Safety Code 11352 |

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Health & Safety Code 11364 |

Possession of Methamphetamine – Health & Safety Code 11377

Possession for Sale of Methamphetamine -Health & Safety Code 11378

Sale or Transportation of Methamphetamine – Health & Safety Code 11379

DUI Cases

Driving under the influence – Vehicle Code 23152(a)

Driving with a BAC .08 or above – Vehicle Code 23152(b)

DUI causing injuries Vehicle – Vehicle Code 23153

Refusing to submit to Chemical Blood or Breath Test – Vehicle Code 23612

Wet Reckless – Vehicle Code 23103.5

Dry Reckless – Vehicle Code 23103

Speed Exhibition – Vehicle Code 23109(c)

Underage DUI – Vehicle Code 23136

Under 21 DUI – Vehicle Code 23140

Gross Manslaughter While Intoxicated – Penal Code 191.5(a)

Negligent Manslaughter While Intoxicated – Penal Code 191.5(b)

DMV Driving Privileges

Criminal Convictions Effecting Your Driving Privileges

Elder Abuse Cases

Misdemeanor Elder Abuse – Penal Code 368(c)

Felony Elder Abuse – Penal Code 368(b)(1)

Forgery – Penal Code 471

Falsifying, Altering, or Modifying Medical Records – Penal Code 471.5

Mandated Reporter Failure to Report – Welfare & Institutions Code 15630

Nursing Home Repeated and Willful Violations – Health & Safety Code  1290(c)

Theft or Embezzlement by a caretaker – Penal Code 368(e)

Theft From Elder or Dependent Adult  – California Penal Code § 368(d), (e)

Police Obstruction – Penal code 148

Enhancements

Great Bodily Injury – Penal Code 12202.7

Violent Crimes – Penal Code 667.5(c)

Serious Felonies – Penal Code 1192.7(c)

Gang Enhancements – Penal Code 186.22

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Gambling and Gaming Cases

Gaming – Penal Code 330

Obtaining Property Through Gambling Fraud – Penal Code 332

Bookmaking, Pool-Selling, Wagering – Penal Code 337a

Manufacture or Sale of Counterfeit Marks – Penal Code 350

Homicide

Gross Manslaughter while Intoxicated – Penal Code 191.5(a)

Involuntary Manslaughter – Penal Code 192(b)

Murder – Penal Code 187

Negligent Manslaughter while Intoxicated – Penal Code 191.5 (b)

Vehicular Manslaughter

Voluntary Manslaughter – Penal Code 192(a)

Attempted Crimes – Penal Code 21a & Penal Code 664

Attempted Murder  – Penal Code 664/187

Los Angeles Municipal Code Violations (LAMC)

Escorting without Permit – LAMC 103.107(b)

Flying Drones – LAMC 56.31

Massage Therapy – LAMC 103.205

Taxi Cab cases- LAMC 71.02

Medi-Cal Fraud Cases

False Declaration as to Eligibility – Welfare & Institutions Code 141014

Fraudulent Claims – Welfare & Institutions Code 14107

Kickbacks, Bribes, Rebates – Welfare & Institutions Code 14107.2(b)

Preparing, Submitting or Making a False Claim – Penal Code 550

Physician, Pharmacy, and Prescription Related Cases

Unauthorized Practice of Medicine – Business & Professions Code 2052

Forging or Altering a Prescription – Business and Professions Code 4324

Misuse of Prescription Medicine – Health and Safety Code 11153

Prescribing Controlled Substance to an Addict – Health and Safety Code 11156

Doctor Shopping  & Prescription Fraud – Health and Safety Code 11350

Altering or Forging a Prescription – Health and Safety Code 11368

Prostitution, Solicitation, and Escorting

Prostitution/Solicitation – Penal Code 647(b)

Loitering for Prostitution – Penal Code 653.22

Aiding or Supervising a Prostitute – Penal Code 653.23

Escorting without Permit – LAMC 103.107(b)

Lewd Acts

Rape Crimes

Penal Code 261 – Rape

Penal Code 261.5 – Statutory Rape 

Penal Code 262 – Spousal Rape

Theft Crimes

Burglary – Penal Code 459

Shoplifting – Penal Code 459.5

Possession of Burglary Tools – Penal Code 466

Check Fraud – Penal Code 476

Fake Driver’s License – Penal Code 470

Bad Checks – Penal Code 476a

Petty Theft – Penal Code 484

Credit & Debit Card Fraud – Penal Code 484e-484i

Appropriation of Lost Property – Penal Code 485

Grand Theft – Penal Code 487

Receiving Stolen Property – Penal Code 496

Unauthorized Access to a Computer – Penal Code 502

Embezzlement – Penal Code 503

Extortion – Penal Code 518

False Personation – Penal Code 529

Identity Theft – Penal Code 530.5

Mail Theft – Penal Code 530.5(e)

Party to a Fraudulent Conveyance – Penal Code 531

Petty Theft with Prior – Penal Code 666

IHSS Funds – 14107(B)(1)W&I Code/Penal Code 487(A)

Money Laundering – Penal Code 186.10

Unauthorized Practice of Law – Business & Professions Code 6126

Unauthorized Use of Personal Identifying Information – California Penal Code, § 530.5(a)

Vehicle Code Violations

Felony Hit and Run – Vehicle Code 20001(a)

Misdemeanor Hit and Run – Vehicle Code 20002(a)

Unlawful Taking or Driving of a Vehicle – VC 10851

Driving without a License – VC 12500

Driving on a Suspended License – VC 14601(a) 

Violations, Dismissals, and Alternatives to Sentencings

Failure to Appear

Bench Warrants

Diversion

Probation Violation

Early Termination of Probation

Expungement of Criminal Convictions – Penal Code 1203.4

Sealing Juvenile Records

Reducing or Dismissing Charges

Weapon Charges

Brandishing a Weapon – Penal Code 417

Loaded Fire Arm – Penal Code 25850

Conceal Fire Arm – Penal Code 25400

Negligent Discharge of Firearm – Penal Code 246.3

Carrying Dirk Dagger – Penal Code 21310

Carrying a Switchblade – Penal Code 21510

Falsification and Fraud Cases

Forging Deed – Penal Code 115

Offering False Evidence – Penal Code 132

Destroying or Concealing Evidence – Penal Code 135

Fraudulent Conveyance by a Debtor – Penal Code 154

Fraudulent Conveyance by a Judgment Debtor – Penal Code 155