Vacating a Conviction for Immigration in California
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Vacating a Conviction for Immigration in California

Penal Code § 1473.7 Permit Immigrants to Vacate a Criminal Conviction Penal Code § 1473.7 permit immigrants to apply to vacate a criminal conviction based on their failure to understand the actual immigration consequences, which went into effect January 1, 2017. This new post-conviction relief allows people who are no longer in criminal custody to file a motion to vacate a conviction or sentence. Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, R.J Manuelian has successfully helped clients vacate a California conviction or sentence. For immigration purposes, this section allows motions to be raised arguing either: (1) defense counsel violated the duty to investigate and accurately advise the defendant about specific immigration consequences of a plea, (2) defense counsel failed to defend against immigration consequences of a plea by attempting to plea bargain for an immigration-safe plea; and/or (3) the defendant failed to meaningfully understand the immigration consequences of…

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Compton Rival Gang Members Charged with Murder of 3 Year Old

Compton Rival Gang Members Charged with The Murder of 3-Year Old Boy The Compton murder of a 3-year-old boy who was killed in a shootout that took place in a Compton liquor store parking lot between to rival gang members. Allegedly, Harris' girlfriend and her 3-year-old son Franklin were inside that car were the shooting took place. According to ABC 7 news, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced charges against Dwayne Ward, 30, and Kevaughn Harris, 27 , two rival gang members on Friday. Both Ward and Harris were each charged with one count of murder, shooting at an occupied motor vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felony. If convicted as charged, Ward and Harris face a possible maximum sentence of life in prison. According to PC 187, the California law governing the crime of murder, murder is defined as “the unlawful…

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California Credit Card Fraud Charges 484e PC

Los Angeles Credit Card Fraud Defense Attorney Los Angeles credit card fraud defense attorney R.J. Manuelian offers his experience to achieve the most positive outcome to your fraud case as possible. Fraud is a serious crime that can result in very negative life-altering consequences. Credit card fraud charges include creating counterfeit credit cards, making a fraudulent purchase of lost or stolen credit cards, and use of credit cards to garner personal information for the purpose of identity theft. Credit Card Fraud in California Credit card fraud in California is considered a federal offense. It is illegal to knowingly use a credit card or a credit card’s information including number, owner’s name, billing information, account number to deceive a person or entity into sustaining a loss, while you receive an undeserved gain. Fraudulent Possession and Transfer of a Credit Card Penal Code 484e PC Fraudulent possession and transfer of…

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