Motion to Correct Identity and Criminal Record, Granted! Injustice Corrected!

Our client hired our office after discovering that a conviction incorrectly appeared on her record. Our client had obtained her California Criminal History Information from the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and realized that a conviction was recorded on her record that she had never been convicted of. Knowing that she was not the true and correct defendant, she sought to correct this injustice.

Our office was able to obtain a copy of the booking photo for the defendant in the underlying case. After receiving the booking photo, we were able to confirm that our client was not the same defendant convicted in the matter. We then filed a motion requesting for an identity hearing and to correct the record. Attached to the motion we included an exhibit that showed the booking photo compared to a photo of our client.

Our motion was granted and our client now has the certified order that will allow her to correct her record with the DOJ.


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