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To vote in the next election, you must register to vote at least 15 days before the election. For more information, contact:
Election Division524 Main St.Martinez, 94553
Or call the Election Division at (925) 646-4166.
If you were originally charged with a misdemeanor, contact the court that handled your case. If originally charged with a felony, the Public Defender’s office will handle your request.
Multiple dockets may be researched at the same time, however; no reports will be submitted to court without all of the necessary paperwork completed and returned to the Public Defender’s office.
Please remember that all charges, convictions and sentences remain on your record, and will be noted to the court, should you be arrested in the future, regardless of the outcome of a 1203.4 PC (dismissal of conviction) or 17 PC (reduction of a felony to misdemeanor). The result of the court’s decision will be added to your record.
A reduction of a felony to a misdemeanor depends on if the charge is reducible. Not all charges are reducible and some are considered to be a straight felony.
Dismissal pursuant to 1203.4 PC is for employment purposes only. This relief is available to you only if you completed your grant of probation without revocations, new arrests, warrants or other violations of the rules and expectations of the court order. All fines, fees and restitution must be paid in full.
Once the information is submitted and the report is completed, a court date will be set and you will be notified.
Relief pursuant to either 1203.4 or 17 PC, does not allow you to own, carry or have a firearm in your possession. This includes hunting rifles or other rifles.
For minors with the last name begining with:A-I; Monday, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM or 5:30 PM to 8 PMJ-R; Tuesday, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM or 5:30 PM to 8 PMS-Z; Wednesday, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM or 5:30 PM to 8 PMNo visiting on Thursdays or Fridays.A-Q; Saturday, 9:15 AM to 11:45 AM or 12:45 PM to 4:30 PMR-Z; Sunday, 9:15 AM to 11:45 AM or 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Guidelines:Only Parents or Guardians are allowed to visit. Proper identification, such as a valid California driver's license or identification, must be presented. All personal property must be left in vehicle. All visitors must pass through the metal detector, without alarm, prior to entering the facility. No food or drink allowed within the facility. Some minors are on Special Visit Status, requiring a visiting appointment. Special visits must be arranged in advanced by the parent or guardian by contacting 925-957-2725.
There will be a $150 fee payable when you return the filled out packet.
In this scenario Probation would lack jurisdiction and be unable to provide direct services. However, Probation Officers routinely work with counselors, school officials and other professionals who do provide direct services to troubled families.
Please call and ask to speak to the officer of the day if you would like to be referred to a local resource agency. In East and Central County call: (925) 313-4000. In West County call: (510) 231-6500.
You should contact your local police department immediately and file a report. You may wish to contact a women’s program such as the Battered Women’s Alternatives (888) 215-5555.
The Probation Department lacks jurisdiction unless your boyfriend is being supervised by a probation officer. However, if you would like further information please call the Probation Department in Martinez and ask to speak to the supervisor of the Domestic Violence Unit at (925) 313-4151.