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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!
    Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!

    On April 6, 2020 a statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council to handle criminal offenses during the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 global health ...

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  • Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?
    Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?

    While the California Legislature has placed great focus on providing avenues of relief to non-citizen defendants suffering unwitting immigration consequences from a conviction, a wrongfully convicted ...

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  • Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!
    Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!

    A statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council on April 6, 2020 to create uniformity in the handling of certain criminal offenses during the current state of ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate 1999 Health & Safety Code § 11359(Possession of Marijuana for Sales) Controlled Substance Offense Granted and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate 1999 Health & Safety Code § 11359(Possession of Marijuana for Sales) Controlled Substance Offense Granted and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in San Diego County, at the Chula Vista courthouse, our office successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the immigration ...

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  • Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and renegotiated to immigration-friendly pleas!
    Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and renegotiated to immigration-friendly pleas!

    Recently, in San Diego County at the Central Courthouse we successfully litigated two post-convictions motions on behalf of one client. At the time that our client hired our office, he was in ...

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  • A Discussion Regarding Pardons and Commutations Made by California Governors Since 1943
    A Discussion Regarding Pardons and Commutations Made by California Governors Since 1943

    As discussed in a previous blog post, former Governor Jerry Brown granted 143 pardons and 131 commutations in 2018. According to an article posted in the San Francisco Chronicle, former Governor Jerry ...

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