Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

People v. Orozco, No. F056712

By FindLaw Staff on January 11, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In proceedings arising from a second-degree murder conviction pursuant to a no contest plea, denial of defendant's request for continuance to retain private counsel and to bring a motion to withdraw his plea is reversed as defendant cannot be found to have waived his presentence right in trial court to challenge the effectiveness of his counsel when the claimed ineffectiveness related to the advice he received at the time he entered the plea containing the purported waiver. 

Read People v. Orozco, No. F056712 [HTML]

Read People v. Orozco, No. F056712 [PDF]

Appellate Information

Filed January 8, 2010


Opinion by Judge Vartabedian

For Appellant:   Elizabeth Campbell

For Appellee:   Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Assistant Attorney General, Stephen G. Herndon and Galen N. Farris, Deputy Attorneys General

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard