Attorney Hector C. Perez Keeps Client Out of Jail in Alleged Tax Evasion Case

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Attorney Hector C. Perez obtains plea bargain for client who was facing a lengthy prison term in an alleged tax evasion case.

Attorney Hector C. Perez

Attorney Hector C. Perez, founder of Hector C. Perez & Associates, recently reached a plea bargain for a client in an alleged tax evasion case (Case No. RIF1312293, filed in the Superior Court of California County of Riverside). According to court documents, Perez’s client and his brother, who was represented by another attorney, were charged with tax evasion and were each facing thirteen years in prison and a substantial amount of money in penalties.

Court documents allege that government criminal tax investigators had concluded, based on their investigation, that the defendant and his brother had filed fraudulent sales tax returns with the Board of Equalization for the purpose of evading tax. This, according to court documents, was in violation of the Revenue and Taxation Code.

Court documents further state that the plea bargain reached was that the defendants would pay $1 million of the amount that was actually owed (approximately $1.3 million in sales taxes) in one year while their sentencing was postponed. At the time of the sentence, if the amount was fully paid, according to court documents, their sentence would be probation and their plea would be reduced to a misdemeanor.

About Hector C. Perez, Hector C. Perez & Associates
Hector C. Perez is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has received its highest possible rating, an AV-rating for legal ability and professional ethics, since 2000. Although he can represent clients anywhere in the country, Mr. Perez, a member of the California and Texas Bars, is based in the Central District of California, which includes Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside federal courts. Practice areas of Hector C. Perez & Associates include tax crimes, white collar crimes and tax controversies. For more information, please call (562) 799-5524, or visit The law office is located at 3020 Old Ranch Parkway, Suite 300, Seal Beach, CA 90740.

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