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Removing or Sealing a Criminal Record
To expunge a record is to completely remove or erase it. It isn’t like a legal pardon, which is forgiveness for committing a crime. The court or a judge must order expungement proceedings.
These proceedings happen at the state court level. Once you’ve completed the expungement process, you don’t need to disclose an arrest or conviction when you’re:
Eligibility for Expungement
Many factors determine whether you can expunge a criminal record:
Many jurisdictions and states allow the expungement of juvenile records once the minor reaches a specific age (usually age 17 or 18). These laws allow minors accused of juvenile or criminal acts to erase or seal their records. The idea stems from wanting to allow young adults to move forward with a clean slate.
Why Choose Us?
Because laws about expungement vary widely and different areas have different requirements, you will want to consult with a criminal defense attorney first. Our legal team will learn all the specifics about your particular case so we can advise you about what’s necessary to expunge your prior conviction.
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