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Summary

The Court of Appeal held that pursuant to Penal Code section 288.5, subdivision (c), appellant could not be dually convicted of both continuous sexual abuse and specific-act sex offenses involving the same victim during the same period. It agreed with People v. Torres (2002) 102 Cal.App.4th 1053 and People v. Alvarez (2002) Cal.App.4th 1170 that the appropriate remedy is to vacate the conviction(s) that resulted in the lesser aggregate penalty.