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Name: People v. Villegas
Case #: F086751
Opinion Date: 06/18/2024
Attorney: Sylvia W. Beckham

The Court of Appeal agreed with the parties that the trial court improperly relied on police reports when denying appellant’s Penal Code section 1172.6 petition at the prima facie stage. The order denying the petition was reversed and the matter was remanded with orders for the trial court to issue an order to show cause and conduct further proceedings as required by section 1172.6, subdivision (d).