Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

How far back can a convictions be used as a strike?

Asked on 10/08/12, 11:46 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Elena Condes LAW OFFFICE OF ELENA CONDES

There is no limit for convictions as an adult and some offenses for juveniles over 16. There are procedures wherein a defendant can ask the Court to strike a prior conviction for purposes of sentencing.

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Answered on 10/09/12, 7:17 am
Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless

Forever. If it qualifies as a strike. At the minimum, it is a 'prior', forever.

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Answered on 10/09/12, 5:07 pm


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