Q: How can i get my record fixed. I only have one felony for forgery and i did 8 months state time, 13 years ago.
My daughter had dcfs take my grandkids away and im trying to get them back, but because of my background they use as an excuse.
A: You should consult with a post-conviction criminal attorney who can help. Depending on your particular set of facts, you could seek a Penal Code section 17 motion to reduce your felony to a misdemeanor, if the criminal statue is a "wobbler," or you could ask for a certificate of rehabilitation if you meet all the criteria. There are other potential avenues for relief, but find a good attorney to help.
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