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Cain Velasquez has new lawyer for taking pictures fees

SAN JOSE — Former mixed-martial arts fighter Cain Velasquez will not be backed in courtroom by superstar lawyer Mark Geragos, choosing a neighborhood lawyer to guide his protection in opposition to tried homicide and different fees set for trial after he allegedly chased then shot at a person accused of molesting his baby.

Cain Velasquez seems for his arraignment on the Santa Clara County Corridor of Justice on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in San Jose, Calif. Velasquez, the previous UFC champion primarily based out of San Jose, was charged with taking pictures at a person accused of molesting his baby. (Dai Sugano/Bay Space Information Group) 

Till his preliminary examination this previous fall, Velasquez had been represented by a high-profile authorized group led by Geragos and partnered with San Jose-based protection lawyer Renee Hessling.

Velasquez appeared in a San Jose courtroom Wednesday to affirm that Hessling alone would signify him going ahead. He’s scheduled to subsequent seem in courtroom March 8.

For many of the 12 months, Geragos aggressively advocated for Velasquez to be launched from jail custody with bail and supervision situations, and prevailed in November after initially being rebuffed by county Superior Courtroom Choose Shelyna Brown and the Sixth District Courtroom of Enchantment.

After the costs in opposition to Velasquez had been greenlit for trial after a preliminary examination, Choose Arthur Bocanegra granted him $1 million bail and monitored launch, and later authorized his journey to an out-of-state wrestling occasion because it fell below Velasquez’s employment as an expert fighter.

Velasquez is charged with taking pictures at 44-year-old Harry Goularte Jr. as he traveled together with his mom Patricia Goularte and his stepfather Paul Bender, who had been reportedly driving him from Morgan Hill to San Jose on Feb. 28 to get fitted for an ankle monitor at a county workplace. Bender was wounded within the encounter, which occurred after a protracted automotive chase.
Autor Robert Salonga


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