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Year: 2015

Hofsheier Overruled. What is the impact of persons who have been relieved of their duty to register under Penal Code section 290?

Penal Code section 290 requires mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for persons convicted of most sex offenses including oral copulation with a person under 18, digital penetration with a person under 18 and other “consensual” conduct with persons between the age of 16 and 18. However, sexual intercourse with a person under 18 (commonly known as statutory rape) does not…

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What to do if you are arrested, but were actually innocent. Sacramento Criminal Record Expungement Attorney on what to do if you are the victim of a False Arrest

Getting arrested is a tough thing to have happen to you. Moreover, getting arrested for something you didn’t do is really tough and can adversely affect your life long after it is all over. If you have been arrested for something you didn’t do, you need to get good legal counsel. Innocent people do get arrested. You could be the…

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California Supreme Court Addresses Jessica’s Law Proposition 83

Jessica’s Law California The California Supreme Court ruled on two cases involving the 2000 foot residency restrictions imposed by Jessica’s law (Proposition 83.) The purpose of Jessica’s Law is to keep sex offenders away from children. Both of these opinions were authored by Justice Baxter. However, in my view, the opinions are difficult to reconcile but seem to hinge on…

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A Sacramento Criminal Record Expungement Attorney Can Seal Your Record

A Sacramento Criminal Record Expungement Attorney Can Seal Your Record Getting involved in a crime in Sacramento leaves more than just guilt and trauma. Even after everyone seems to have moved on, the crime can haunt the person for the rest of their life through a criminal record. Years later a record can still cause unbearable consequences. In her article…

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Criminal Record Expungement Attorney in Sacramento Aids Public Benefit

If you’re a convicted felon who’s aiming to return as a productive member of society, having your record expunged greatly increases your chances of finding work again. Additionally, it may make it easier to receive aid payments from the government. The recent passage of Proposition 47 is already benefiting those in the prison system by classifying some drug and property…

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The Importance of a Criminal Record Expungement Attorney in Sacramento

Having a criminal conviction on your record can prove to be a huge hindrance when it comes to pursuing a career. Oftentimes, information of a criminal conviction results in an outright rejection—or at the very least, a hesitation—from a potential employer or landlord. Nobody wants to be haunted by the mistakes of their past, especially if they have atoned for…

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