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Criminal Law: Expungement FAQ
If you're thinking of trying to have a criminal record expunged (erased) or sealed (hidden), it's important that you understand what may be expunged, as well as when and how. Get detailed information about Expungement and Record Sealing in your state. ... READ MORE

Handling Oregon Expungement
If you make a mistake that results in a criminal record, that mistake can follow you for the rest of your life. It may make it difficult for you to get a job or rent an apartment. In some cases, you may be eligible to have your record expunged so it does not turn up on a background check. The state of ... READ MORE

About Oklahoma Expungement and Sealing Records
When a background check turns up a criminal record, you may find yourself having trouble getting things others take for granted, such as a job, an apartment, or some types of financial aid. Oklahoma allows you to hide—expunge or seal—certain types of records so they will not show up on background ... READ MORE

New Jersey Expungement
If you were arrested or convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony in New Jersey, you may be experiencing numerous obstacles in obtaining employment, renting housing, or getting approved for credit. A criminal record can also affect your ability to get a professional license, to teach, to enter military ... READ MORE

Expungement Requirements in Wyoming
Most states allow individuals under limited circumstances to have arrest or conviction records removed or cleared from their public record in a legal process called expungement or record sealing, though most states do not differentiate between the two terms. When granted, an order is sent to various ... READ MORE

Expungement Laws in Wisconsin
When you have a criminal record, no matter how minor, employers, landlords, and others may find it hard to take a chance on you. Many states allow you to have these records expunged or sealed so the public cannot see them. Wisconsin's rules on expungement are very strict, but if a criminal past is making ... READ MORE

Expungement Rules in West Virginia
Expungement laws vary among states. Some states are willing to expunge or seal records of some criminal convictions under certain circumstances, while others only allow expungement in instances where you were arrested but not charged. What Are Expungement and Record Sealing? In West Virginia, there is ... READ MORE

Washington Expungement of Records
Expungement and record sealing are legal processes that erase or hide your criminal record so it does not appear on a criminal background check. Employers, landlords, credit agencies, schools and countries issuing travel visas can easily access your public record and deny you an opportunity based primarily ... READ MORE

Virginia Expungement and Record Sealing
Having a criminal record can make it difficult to do many things most people take for granted, from getting a job or renting an apartment to getting a gun permit. In some cases, you may be able to have your record sealed so that the public may no longer see it. Virginia's laws on this procedure are very ... READ MORE

Handling Expungement in Washington DC
Expungement and record sealing are similar legal procedures that conceal records of arrests for offenses for which you were acquitted or never charged, or that were dismissed. Some states only allow the expungement of certain first time convictions for nonviolent or drug possession crimes. Others do ... READ MORE


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We do three expungements per week. The statute sets the limits on expungements based on the precise convictions. The theft last month presents issues because this may cause the 10 year period to be im ...Read more

You need to find an attorney in the county where you live who handles expungements.

You should be able to be expunged if everything was cleared up from your possession charge, i.e. probation, parole, payment of any fines, completion of community service. If case was disposed of, get ...Read more

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Why does the state board of pa have my misdemeanor still listed when my nam

Q: I received a misdemeanor under the Drug and cosmetic Act for Pa State Board of Nursing. For my first offense, I was offered an ARD. I checked my criminal court record numbers, they stated NO RECORD ... Read more

Can I get a DUI expunged in PA?

Q: I pleaded nolo contendere to a DUI as part of a Phoenix Docket seven years ago and have been free of arrests and convictions since. Is it possible to get this expunged in PA? A: You may not be enti ... Read more

Expunging and/or Sealing Criminal

What are the benefits of a Petition to Expunge criminal records versus an Order of Non-Disclosure of criminal records? In the state of Texas there are two remedies available to a person who is trying ... Read more

Recent changes in expungement laws-time frames change, other changes

As people may know, expungement is a tool that permits people to erase criminal histories in state and local criminal history records. It is available mostly to those who have been either charged but ... Read more

Expungements for Juvenile and Adult Offenses in Pennsylvania: Who is Eligible?

Many people are interested in getting expungements of past criminal offenses.  For the purposes of seeking an expungement, it is important to note that there is a significant difference between d ... Read more

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