The Decision to plead “Guilty” or “No Contest” can Effect Subsequent Civil Cases in California
We live in a litigious society where civil law suits commonly follow criminal cases. Pleading “guilty” or “no contest” can have an effect on a subsequent civil case relating to your criminal matter. A jury verdict, or a plea of...Read More
The Process to Clear a Criminal Record
To begin the process to clear a criminal record expungement, an attorney will file a motion to clear the criminal record with attached declarations with the Court. The motion to clear the criminal record will include an order for dismissal, and proof of service. After the documents are filed with the Court clerk, the hearing is set for oral...Read More
Yes! If you have been convicted of a felony crime and would like to clear this conviction from your record, California Law provides relief if you are eligible and request it. Felony expungement is similar to misdemeanor expungement, but harder to achieve.
Who is eligible for expungement?
Under California Penal Code §1203.4, a court must dismiss a felony conviction if you were sentenced to...Read More