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Motion to Vacate

We are Greg Hill & Associates.  If you or a family member have questions you need answered or issues you need resolved concerning immigration or motions to vacate, we can help.

If you want to read about some of our motion to vacate cases, please click on the link below to go to a list of detailed cases.


Penal Code Section 1473.7 allows a person facing deportation to vacate the conviction causing immigration problems if the attorney representing then-defendant failed to warn defendant about such consequences.

This law took effect on January 1, 2017 and states, [a] person no longer imprisoned or restrained may prosecute a motion  to vacate a conviction" when "[t]he conviction is legally invalid due to a prejudicial error damaging the moving party's ability to meaningfully understand , defend against or knowingly accept the actual or potential adverse immigration consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere." Penal Code Section 1473.7(a)(1). 

To read some of our articles pertaining to immigration and motions to vacate, please click on the link below.


If you or a family member have questions or concerns regarding motions to vacate, please call us today for a free 45 minute consultation. (310) 782-2500.

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