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People v. Thimmes, H028897

Plea of no contest to drug-related charges, admission to a prior strike conviction, and resulting sentence is reversed where defendant received ineffective assistance of counsel because the trial court denied his Romero motion based upon a mistake of law to which his counsel failed to object.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/26/2006
  • Published 04/26/2006


  • PREMO, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Under appointment by the Court of Appeal GloriaC. Cohen, for Defendant/Appellant David M. Thimmes., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Martin S. Kaye, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Michael E. Banister, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff/Respondent The People.
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