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Attorney Mathew Higbee Wins Legal Battle for Second Amendment Rights in Chicago

After one of our client’s cases was denied under the administrative appeals law for filing several years after a denial of a firearm application, we decided to fight back. We went to the higher court in Chicago and appealed the case against the Cook County State’s Attorney and the Illinois State Police. The Appellate Court was convinced by our arguments and reversed the prior gun rights denial, holding that the administrative appeals law does not restrict firearm rights restoration petitions made in Illinois courts. Continue reading

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Higbee & Associates Achieves Pennsylvania Pardon Success for their Clients

The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates achieved 16 granted pardons for their clients in December 2018! Earning a pardon is considered earning an extraordinary relief, so it is no easy feat and requires patience, determination, and focus through a lengthy process to demonstrate deservingness of relief to the Board. Continue reading

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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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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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Nevada Supreme Court Greenlights New Sex Offender Law

Under the new law, the Nevada Sex Offender registration tiers will change. Tier 0 will go away completely, meaning if you are currently a Tier 0 registrant, you will be reclassified into Tier I, Tier II, or Tier III depending on your charge. Continue reading

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