Four New Post-Conviction Relief Laws Effective in 2019

There are four rather earth-shaking new laws that took effect on January 1, 2019. One law allows veterans suffering from certain mental health issues, who were convicted prior to 2015, to seek resentencing on the charge(s). Another (AB 1941) allows Penal Code § 17(b)(3) relief for someone convicted of a felony and sentenced to state prison to seek reduction of the conviction to a misdemeanor. To read more about these two new laws, plus two more, click on the following link.

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