Under California Penal Code section 4852, the court can issue an order declaring that a person convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanor sex offenses is now rehabilitated. This will provide many benefits to you. That is why it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately if you are seeking a Certificate of Rehabilitation.
Seeking a California Certificate of Rehabilitation
To get one of these orders, you will have to file a petition with the court. If the court grants your order, you will be granted a Certificate of Rehabilitation.
Getting the court to grant you a Certificate of Rehabilitation is not easy and requires the help of a skilled attorney. At Wallin & Klarich, our skilled attorneys have been helping our clients obtain Certificates of Rehabilitation for over 30 years. We know what you need to do in order to obtain a Certificate of Rehab.
In order to have a Certificate of Rehabilitation granted, you need to show the judge that you have been rehabilitated. What exactly this entails will depend on the circumstances of your case. To qualify for a Certificate of Rehabilitation, you have to have meet all probation, parole, and sentencing requirements for the offense you committed.
You also cannot have committed an additional crime or been incarcerated since committing the initial offense. If you do not meet the qualifications for a certificate, the court will not grant your petition.