What Is Penal Code § 1203.43? Who Does It Benefit?

Penal Code § 1203.43 is a relatively new provision offering relief to non-citizens who entered a delayed entry of judgment (DEJ)program, i.e. and most commonly PC 1000 for drug-related offenses, in reliance on the comments of a judge, advice of a defense attorney or statement of a prosecutor that there would be no adverse immigration consequences to such a plea because no judgement was entered, and thus, no conviction would be entered. To read more about how 1203.43 seeks to “fix” such erroneous advice, click on the following link.



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