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  • Three Petitions to Seal Records of Arrests Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91 Granted for One Client in Same Day!
    Three Petitions to Seal Records of Arrests Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91 Granted for One Client in Same Day!

    Our client is a non-citizen seeking naturalization and recently retained our office to review his California Department of Justice, “Criminal History Record” to determine what post-conviction relief ...

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  • Health and Safety Code section 11361.5 Post-Conviction Motion to Obliterate and Destroy the Arrest and Conviction Record for Health and Safety Code section 11357 and 11360(b) Offenses!
    Health and Safety Code section 11361.5 Post-Conviction Motion to Obliterate and Destroy the Arrest and Conviction Record for Health and Safety Code section 11357 and 11360(b) Offenses!

    A person that has been convicted of a Health and Safety Code section 11357, “Possession of Marijuana,” or Health and Safety Code section 11360(b), “Furnishing Marijuana” is eligible to seek complete ...

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  • Vehicle Code section 14601.1, “Driving on a Suspended License” and Vehicle Code section 23140(a), “Driving with a BAC of 0.05% of Greater when Under 21
    Vehicle Code section 14601.1, “Driving on a Suspended License” and Vehicle Code section 23140(a), “Driving with a BAC of 0.05% of Greater when Under 21" Offenses Negotiated to Infraction Charge! No Probation!

    Our client retained our office after being cited for a misdemeanor Vehicle Code section 14601.1(a), “Driving on a Suspended License,” offense and Vehicle Code section 23140(a), “Driving with a BAC of ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Felony Penal Code §32 “Accessory After the Fact” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Sentence Renegotiated to Immigration Safe Sentence
    Post-Conviction Relief! Felony Penal Code §32 “Accessory After the Fact” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Sentence Renegotiated to Immigration Safe Sentence

    Recently, at the San Fernando Courthouse in Los Angeles County our office was able to successfully litigate a post-conviction Penal Code section 1473.7 Motion to vacate our client’s Penal Code section ...

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  • NEW Appellate Opinion Analyzing Penal Code section 1473.7
    NEW Appellate Opinion Analyzing Penal Code section 1473.7

    On December 23, 2020, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, certified for publication a new appellate opinion analyzing issues pertaining to Penal Code section 1473.7, in People ...

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  • Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)
    Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill No. 1437 which made important amendments to Penal Code sections 188 and 189. Senate Bill No. 1437 also added Penal Code section 1170.95 ...

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