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Can you expunge or seal a misdemeanor for domestic violence?

1 Answers. Asked on Oct 19th, 2012 on Expungements - Florida
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Found paperwork to start the expungement process, but there is an exception for domestic violence cases. To work at a hospital, you can't have a misdemeanor, so how does one go about getting rid of this?
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Answered on Oct 27th, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Some states do not allow violent offenses to be expunged.  This may or may not include a DV conviction depending on the state.  You should consult an attorney licensed in Florida on the specifics.  It may be possible but may also require a lot more legal work as opposed to the basic, streamlined process for expunging non-violent offenses.


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