Archive for Probation Termination and Expungement

County Jail Felony Sentence is Not Probation

  • October 23, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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There are many questions about California’s criminal justice realignment plan.  The cornerstone of this plan is the restructuring of California’s sentencing laws.  As of October 1, 2011, most “non-strike” offenses will be served in county jail rather than state prison….

New Law For Early Termination of Probation in California?

  • April 3, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Under California Penal Code 1203.3, a judge has the discretion to order the early termination of probation “in the interests of justice.”  The court can do this, even over the objection of the prosecutor.   However, prosecutors in Los Angeles County are…

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