California Penal Code articles about sealing juvenile criminal records, adult arrest records, adult convictions, and pardons for past crimes. In case you missed them, we’ve put together a quick guide to the important articles.
Many of the questions California criminal defense attorneys are often asked center around how someone can get their arrest records, criminal records, juvenile records, etc. sealed, expunged, destroyed, and any other number of action verbs that translate simply to keeping the past in the past and moving forward with your life after a difficult time. In the upcoming series of blog posts, we’ll take a look at the process in California required for moving forward from an arrest or conviction, starting today with getting your arrest record sealed and destroyed if you are found “factually innocent.”
FRESNO, CALIF. – After living with the specter of a car theft committed almost 20 years ago, a client of Fresno criminal defense attorney Mark W. Coleman received a letter from California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on December 24, 2014 granting a “full and unconditional” pardon for the crime. Although it arrived just one […]