Tag: post-conviction

Vacating A Criminal Plea

If you have a criminal conviction and were not advised of your immigration consequences. And if you are now experiencing removal proceedings or other immigration consequences. You can make a motion under Penal Code Section 1473.7 to have the plea vacated. You have to make the motion before or within a reasonable time after the […]

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Immigration/Criminal: Post Conviction Relief Overview

If you have an older conviction out there it’s not the end of the story. Post conviction relief can make a criminal conviction, even a bad conviction, look better.  You have a number of ways to get relief. Detention vs. Arrest (PC 849.5) If the cops ‘arrested’ you, but they didn’t file criminal charges; then […]

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