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Here is a fresh example of a motion for relief of an old conviction granted. If you are fortunate enough to get motion granted, you will receive an order that looks like this.
Avoid Deportation with a Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Under Penal Code 1473.7 Are you a non-citizen in threat of being deported due to being convicted of a crime? As you may know, prior to January 1, 2017, if you were no longer in custody, you could not vacate a conviction or sentence using [...]