Riverside, CA asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for California

Q: what is the california statue to reopen conviction by using new exculpatory evidence that was suppressed by the asst. DA

the new evidence shows that several firearms were distroyed by the sheriffs dept.

back in 1996 & 1997, I was charged and convicted of possessing these same weapons in 2003, I can not only impeach the prosecutions material witness and show the prosecution suppressed this evidence from the defense, is there a

California statue that I can use to file a new petition?

2 Lawyer Answers
Dmitry Gorin
Dmitry Gorin
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  • Los Angeles, CA
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A: This is a complex legal process and not a DIY project. You need to consult privately with a criminal appeals lawyer to review your case and any potential legal options. What you are seeking requires experienced legal representation. Good luck.

Wais Azami agrees with this answer

Wais Azami
Wais Azami
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  • Garden Grove, CA
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A: I agree with the previous answer. There is too much involved and more questions need to be answered before answering your current question. Please seek the consultation of a local experienced criminal defense attorney.

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