Find out if your Sacramento marijuana conviction has been reduced or dismissed
Thousands of Sacramento County marijuana convictions have been automatically reduced or dismissed.
We'll help you find out if your conviction was one of them.
You may have a marijuana conviction that makes it hard to get housing or jobs. But, the Sacramento District Attorney's office and the courts may have automatically changed your conviction since marijuana became legal – possibly preventing it from showing up on background checks for most jobs, housing applications, and more.
Read more below and fill out the form if you would like our help finding out if your marijuana conviction was reduced or dismissed in Sacramento.
Which marijuana convictions have been reduced or dismissed?
How do I get a copy of my RAP sheet?
How do I get a copy of my background check?
How do I get my Sacramento County court records?
Is there a phone number to call?
Who makes this website?
The following Sacramento County misdemeanor and felony convictions may have been automatically reduced or dismissed:
You have the right to get a copy of your background check whenever you apply for a job. When an employer or landlord asks for your information to run a background check, you can ask for a copy.
You may also be able to get your own background check for a fee from certain background check companies. Keep in mind that many only allow you to do so once a year.
For more information about your rights related to background checks, you can visit this website: https://www.hireright.com/assets/uploads/files/California-Consumers-Summary-of-Rights.pdf
You may be able to see some information about your Sacramento court records through the court's public access terminal (website). If you don't have your case number, there is a small fee to do a name search. Clear My Record will run this name search free of charge.
If you want documentation of what happened to your conviction, you can go in person to the Sacramento County Courthouse at Room 101, 720 9th Street, Sacramento, CA.
Yes, you can call the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office (Ryan Raftery, 916-874-5578) or the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office (Dawn Bladet, 916-874-5258). Information can only be provided to someone about their own conviction.
Clear My Record is a program of Code for America, a non profit that helped the Sacramento County District Attorney's office automatically reduce and dismiss marijuana convictions after the legalization of marijuana. Learn more about our collaboration here.
We want to make sure people find out that their convictions have been reduced or dismissed. We created this website to answer questions and make it easier for you to get information about your convictions.
To find out more about Clear My Record and other free services we offer go to clearmyrecord.org