Riverside County Proposition 47 Re-sentencing

Make the label "felon" a thing of your past.  

Contact now to reduce your felonies to misdemeanors.  

If you or a loved one are seeking relief under Proposition 47 (Prop 47), contact Prop 47 Riverside County criminal defense attorney Mike Donaldson now.  

In November 2014, California voters overwhelmingly approved Prop 47.  Prop 47 allows individuals
previously convicted of non-violent felonies to petition for re-sentencing of that felony down to a misdemeanor.  However, Prop 47 does not allow for re-sentencing of all felonies.  

The following is a list of felonies eligible for re-sentencing under Prop 47:

1.  Penal Code (PC) § 459 - Shoplifting;
2.  PC § 473(b) - Forgery, value < $950;
3.  PC § 476a(b) - Pass bad checks, value < $950;
4.  PC § 484(a) - Theft/larceny;
5.  PC § 484b - Diversion of construction funds;
6.  PC § 484c - Obtaining construction funds by false voucher;
7.  PC § 484e(a),(b),(d) - Theft of access cards;
8.  PC § 487(b)(1),(2) - Theft of fowl, fruits, nuts, shellfish;
9.  PC § 487(c) - Theft from person;
10. PC § 487(d)(1),(2) - Theft of an automobile or designated animal/theft of a firearm;
11. PC § 487a - Theft of a carcass;
12. PC § 487b - Conversion of real estate into personal property by severance;
13. PC § 487d - Theft from a mining claim;
14. PC § 487g - Stealing an animal for medical research;
15. PC § 487i - Public housing fraud;
16. PC § 490.2(a) - Any theft < $950; 
17. PC § 496(a) - Possession of stolen property < $950;
18. PC §§ 503, 504, 504a, 504b, 505, 506, 506a - Embezzlement;
19. PC §§ 664, 496 - Attempt to receive stolen property;
20. PC § 666(a) - Petty theft by a:  (1) sex offense registrant; (2) prior designated offense (see below); (3) individuals with prior convictions for:  (a) robbery (PC § 211), (b) carjacking (PC § 215), (c) theft from elder- caretaker/non-caretaker (PC § 368(d)/(e)), (d) burglary (PC § 459), (e) petty theft (PC § 484), (f) grand theft (PC § 487), (g) felony violation of PC § 496, (h) auto theft under VC § 10851;
21. Health & Safety Code (HS) § 11350(a) - Possession of a narcotic;
22. HS § 11350(b) - Possession of a narcotic;
23. HS § 11357 - Possession of concentrated cannabis (hash);
24. HS § 11377 - Possession of a controlled substance.  

Seeking relief under Prop 47 is urgent.  There is a three-year deadline for filing petitions for re-sentencing under Prop 47, which began to run on November 5, 2014.  Accordingly, absent a showing of "good cause," petitions must be submitted by November 5, 2017.  

If you or a loved one need re-sentencing relief under Prop 47 in Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, Menifee, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Banning, Corona or Riverside, please call me or use the contact form below to schedule a free consultation now.