Post Conviction Relief is a method of changing the results on your criminal record
after it has been already implemented. Using different methods, one can change what the official outcome of a criminal conviction is at a later date.
This is beneficial to those who for a multitude of reasons need their criminal records do not reflect a certain conviction.
Most commonly nowadays, this is a method to avoid the immigration consequences of convictions for certain crimes.
There are several methods for achieving post-conviction relief. Depending on the needs for the post-conviction matter, it will affect the method used to achieve this.
Some methods for post-conviction relief will completely erase the conviction, while others may change the sentence or whether it is a misdemeanor or felony.
As it is said before, the method to be used for post-conviction relief is determined by the needs. Other methods like expungement, only affect the ability of the public to view the criminal record.
If you are seeking post-conviction relief for immigration purposes, please read our section on post-conviction relief for immigration purposes.
Methods of Post Conviction Relief:
• Vacate Judgment
• Vacate Plea/Withdraw Plea
For more information on Post Conviction Relief, please read more on the particular types of relief, or feel free to contact our Criminal attorneys and schedule a free consultation or consult them about the best option for dealing with your old criminal conviction.