Using Penal Code 1473 To Remove Past Convictions

Withdrawal Of Plea Using Penal Code 1473 Penal Code 1473.7 allows a person no longer imprisoned to vacate a conviction or a sentence. Undocumented person who are in danger of deportation may file a motion in order to clear their record of criminal convictions. If the conviction is overturned, the …

California Becomes A Sanctuary State

California Becomes A “Sanctuary State” On October 5, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Values Act. The “sanctuary state” law aims to protect California’s 2.3 million undocumented citizens from federal immigration authorities (ICE). Currently local authorities may release inmate information, including citizenship status, to federal immigration authorities. When the …