Arrested And Detained Individual

Wait! I can be unarrested?

Wait! I can be unarrested?  Our last post about the Federal First Offender Act mentioned that if a conviction is expunged, we may also be able to remove an arrest from your record. In a sense, we may be able to “unarrest” you.  Getting unarrested We can contact the arresting agency and request a detention…

Mental Health Diversion Addiction Coffee

Most Of Us Are Addicts And Don’t Know It

We recently discussed Mental Health Diversion and highlighted a real-life example of a client who was eligible for Mental Health Diversion, granted it, and is now and the path to recovery. That client was an addict. In California, our penal system recognizes and tends to favor treatment of addiction while still recognizing that a crime…