Proposition 47, also known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act went into effect on November 5, 2014. This Act reduces most drug possession offenses and thefts of property valued under $950.00 from felonies to misdemeanors. Persons convicted of theses offenses as a felony may petition/apply to the Court for resentencing as a misdemeanor. Please see the attached instructions and forms.
Instructions and Forms
PCR-10 Declaration Proof of Service
PCR-80 Application for Reduction of Felony Conviction
PCR-81 Petition for Resentencing
PCR-82 Instructions for Completing Petition for Recall and Resentencing or Application for Reduction of Felony Conviction
The Court is anticipating a high volume of Petitions and Applications. Please be patient as it might take over 60 days before you receive notification from the Court after submitting a Petition or Application. You may make an initial inquiry to confirm receipt of your Petition or Application. However, repeated inquiries regarding the status of your Petition or Application will not be responded to.