Disclosing Criminal Convictions on California Professional License Applications

Individuals who apply for a California Professional License and have one or more prior criminal convictions, should speak to an experienced attorney to help with the licensing process. Professional license applications may be required to […]

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Penal Code 23 And Your Professional License In a Criminal Defense Case

Licensed professionals who are charged with a crime, and the attorneys who represent them, should be aware of Penal Code § 23. Section 23 allows the state agency which issued the license to the professional […]

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851.8 Petition: Sealing and Destroying Your Adult Arrest Record

If you or someone you know, was wrongfully arrested and there was no conviction or your case was dismissed, there is a process in the state of California that allows you to petition the arresting […]

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Recent CA Professional License Case Victory

Recently Ms. Patterson successfully petitioned the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to reinstate the CA professional license of a client. As a new therapist, Ms. Patterson’s client dated a former patient and a complaint was […]

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Prop 47: What This is And What It Means To You

By now, you may have heard of the term “Prop 47”. Prop 47 is a proposition which passed in November 2014 which allows low-level, non-violent felony convictions to be reduced to a misdemeanor. You or […]

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