California Expands Felony Expungement Eligibility with AB 1115

California has passed into law AB 1115, a bill expanding eligibility for felony expungements to those who received a felony conviction before felony realignment sentencing provisions went into effect in 2011 via AB 109. Continue reading

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Governor Jay Inslee To Grant Pardons For Misdemeanor Pot Convictions

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State has announced that he will be offering pardons to anyone with a single misdemeanor conviction for possession of marijuana in the State of Washington. Continue reading

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Governor Brown Signs California Law Improving Pardon and Certificate of Rehabilitation Procedures

California Governor Brown signed into law AB 2845, which will improve the process and benefits of the California Pardon and Certificate of Rehabilitation. There has never been a better time to get a pardon or Certificate of Rehabilitation in California. Continue reading

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California Makes A Big Impact With Small Change to Section 17(b)

California Assembly Bill 1941 is set to go into effect on January 1st, 2019. The change makes more people eligible to seek a reduction of their felony conviction to a misdemeanor conviction. Continue reading

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Higbee & Associates Wins New York Appeal for Conditional Record Sealing

The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates has won an appeal in the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the 9th and 10th Judicial Districts regarding New York record sealing. Continue reading

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