Recent Results:

Client facing 15 years for Armed Robbery we proved misidentification Judge DISMISSED the case!

Client allegedly sold rock cocaine to undercover officer faced 10 years following our argument client received NO JAIL TIME!

Police allegedly discovered 3 bags of marijuana in client's glove box faced 6 years we filed a 1538.5 motion to suppress resulting in DISMISSAL of all charges!

Client's estranged girlfriend alleged Client broke into her room and choked her facing 14 years in State Prison we won at trial JURY ACQUITTAL.

Strike case: Client charged with possession of methamphetamine facing 25 years we filed a Romero Motion which was granted case REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR!

Client facing 3 life terms for multiple felony counts of Child Molestation and Sodomy with child we proved the charges were fabricated by victims mother DISMISSAL of all charges at preliminary hearing!

Client facing 5 years for possession of deadly weapon we negotiated a plea for NO JAIL TIME!

Multiple defendants each facing 7 years charged with smuggling prescription drugs into California from Mexico our client was the only defendant who received NO JAIL TIME!

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Identity Theft: California Penal Code 530.5

The California law for identity theft is found in California Penal Code section 530.5. In essence, the law makes it a crime to obtain someone else's identifying information and without permission use the identifying information for some unlawful purpose. Some examples of identity theft include:

  • Credit card fraud or credit card identity theft, which can involve opening a credit card account in someone else's name or making unauthorized charges on someone else's account in person or through "Cyber crime" or Internet identify theft.
  • Establishing telephone, cell phone, or other utilities under someone else's name.
  • Taking out a fraudulent loan or obtaining government documents or benefits using another person's identity.
  • Bank identity theft or bank fraud, which involves opening a bank account in someone else's name, writing fraudulent checks, or making unauthorized withdrawals or ATM theft.
  • Los Angeles County
  • Orange County
  • San Bern / Riverside
  • San Diego County
  • Kern / Santa Barbara
  • Sacramento / Sonoma
  • Alameda / San Joaquin
  • Ventura County
  • Fresno / Santa Clara
  • Northern California


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Office Locations

Main Office:
Law Offices of David S. Chesley, Inc.
A Professional Law Corporation
4533 Van Nuys Boulevard, Second Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Additional Offices in Counties throughout Southern, Central, and Northern California.

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