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  1. AVVO Top Contributor

    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

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    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

    The prestigious legal rating service AVVO has consistently given Law Offices of Mark Deniz a "Superb" rating.

    Mark Deniz has been a member of the California State bar for over 11 years.

  2. Mark is involved with the San Diego Bar Association serving on its legal panel.

    Due to his legal experience Mark Deniz has the privilege of serving on several attorney panels.

    Mark Deniz is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association.

    Nation's Premier | NACDA | Top Ten Ranking 2014

    Mark Deniz has been named one of The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys “Top 10” Attorneys.

  3. Mark Deniz has been deemed by The Lead Counsel Rating for providing exceptional legal representation to individuals and businesses.

    The firm is a member of the better business bureau who ensures quality service for its clients.

    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    Mark Deniz is a member of the prestigious National College for DUI defense and has completed its intensive summer session curriculum conducted at Harvard Law School.

  4. Mark Deniz has received AVVO’s prestigious Clients’ Choice award

    Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

    Mark Deniz has proudly served as a member of the California state bar since 2003.

    Lawyer.com

    Mark Deniz has achieved Premium status for Lawyer.com which reinforces his credibility and status to the legal community.

    SAN DIEGO | Attorney | MArk L. Deniz,

    Mark Deniz won the Attorney Spotlight for January - San Diego Attorney Jornal

  5. Mark Deniz was recognized with the "Top Contributor" award by Avvo, which provides an open forum on which legal questions concerning DUI Defense and criminal law by qualified legal practitioners.

  1. AVVO Top Contributor

    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

  2. reviews-avvo

    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

  3. The prestigious legal rating service AVVO has consistently given Law Offices of Mark Deniz a "Superb" rating.

  4. Mark Deniz has been a member of the California State bar for over 11 years.

  5. Mark is involved with the San Diego Bar Association serving on its legal panel.

  6. Due to his legal experience Mark Deniz has the privilege of serving on several attorney panels.

  7. Mark Deniz is a top contributor on Avvo providing outstanding legal advice. Mark Deniz also serves on the Avvo Legal Panel. The only San Diego Criminal Defense attorney who is on the panel.

  8. Mark Deniz is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association.

  9. Nation's Premier | NACDA | Top Ten Ranking 2014

    Mark Deniz has been named one of The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys “Top 10” Attorneys.

  10. Mark Deniz has been deemed by The Lead Counsel Rating for providing exceptional legal representation to individuals and businesses.

  11. The firm is a member of the better business bureau who ensures quality service for its clients.

  12. The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  13. Mark Deniz is a member of the prestigious National College for DUI defense and has completed its intensive summer session curriculum conducted at Harvard Law School.

  14. Mark Deniz has received AVVO’s prestigious Clients’ Choice award

  15. Mark Deniz is a top contributor on Avvo providing outstanding legal advice. Mark Deniz also serves on the Avvo Legal Panel. The only San Diego Criminal Defense attorney who is on the panel.

  16. Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

    Mark Deniz has proudly served as a member of the California state bar since 2003.

  17. Lawyer.com

    Mark Deniz has achieved Premium status for Lawyer.com which reinforces his credibility and status to the legal community.

  18. Mark Deniz was recognized with the "Top Contributor" award by Avvo, which provides an open forum on which legal questions concerning DUI Defense and criminal law by qualified legal practitioners.

  19. SAN DIEGO | Attorney | MArk L. Deniz,

    Mark Deniz won the Attorney Spotlight for January - San Diego Attorney Jornal

How to handle a San Diego Domestic Violence arrest. Work on not getting charged at all. What is someone supposed to do when arrested for a San Diego Domestic Violence DV charge? Former DV Prosecutor explains the new laws.

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A Domestic Violence charge is different than most in San Diego County.  Why?  In many cases, the police HAVE to arrest people at the scene when in reality there is not the requisite evidence to issue charges.  Prosecutors review and reject San Diego Domestic Violence DV cases more than most other charges.  Of course, you want to get the ball rolling and get an attorney to get this process started.  But there is more.  If they do not charge, you want to get the arrest off your record too.  New laws make that process easier.  Contact the Law Offices of Mark Deniz to get the ball rolling at (858) 751-4384.

Sealing the arrest

Every year thousands of innocent people are arrested for crimes they did not commit. Up until now, these arrests have shown up on California criminal background checks.

In the past, getting an arrest record sealed required convincing a judge that the petitioner was factually innocent of the charges that led to the arrest, which was extremely difficult

A new California law remedies this situation by giving most people the right as a matter of law.  The law (Penal Code 851.87) For purposes of PC 851.87, an arrest is deemed not to have resulted in a conviction if:

Exception for domestic abusers

With Domestic Violence cases, it may not be automatic.  There is no automatic right to seal an arrest record if the petitioner's record shows a pattern of domestic violence.  It is key to show the court that there is no previous cycle of violence.  Contact the Law Offices of Mark Deniz to get the ball rolling at (858) 751-4384.

Petitioners can still get their arrest sealed if doing so would be in the interests of justice - for instance, because disclosing a particular arrest would result in hardship to the petitioner.  If the court finds previous domestic abuse, there still can be options.

CONCLUSION

With Domestic Violence cases, the worst thing you can do is sit and wait until court.  The days between an arrest and court is key.  In many cases, there is a week or so before the court. Be proactive. Contact the Law Offices of Mark Deniz to get the ball rolling at (858) 751-4384.

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