If a Franklin Hearing is Granted, Does Prop 57 Then Apply?

It is not uncommon for potential clients and family members of clients to call us with the understanding that a Franklin hearing is a resentencing hearing. What is more disturbing, however, is the fact that other licensed attorneys are advising such folks that this is so, which is not true. This misunderstanding then leads to an expectation that Proposition 57 may apply to require refiing the case in juvenile court when defendant was a juvenile at the time of the crime. The following summary of a recent ruling explains this is incorrect on many levels. To read this summary, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/if-a-i-franklin-i-hearing-is-granted-does-prop-57-then-apply.html

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