What Is the Five Year Prior Serious Felony Enhancement?

Anyone convicted of a serious felony, as defined under Penal Code § 1192.7(c), faces an additional five years in prison if he or she ever suffered a prior serious felony, including a conviction in another states that meets the elements of a California serious felony.  While this law seems rather clear, and is in most situations, it can become complicated.  For examples of how it has been applied in complicated scenarios, click on the following link.

https://www.greghillassociates.com/what-is-the-five-year-prior-serious-felony-enhancement.html.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s