What An Expungement Is Not. I would never mislead you. An expungement will not clear your criminal history of convictions, it will only clear your record of arrests that were dismissed, no billed by the Grand Jury, or if you were acquitted after a trial. Only charges for non-felonies or non-violent felonies under certain circumstances may be expunged.
A common scenario that may qualify for expungement is for those who were allowed to complete a deferred prosecution program. Examples are pre-trial diversionary program, drug court, mental health court or veteran’s court.
Who can see my expunged records? Expunged records may not be used for any non-criminal justice purpose and may only be made available to criminal justice agencies upon acknowledgement of an investigation or other criminal matter involving the person related to the expungement.
Once an order of expungement is granted, the offense will no longer be part of a publicly accessible record used for employee background checks and you do not have to disclose that fact on an application for employment, credit, or other type of application.
Contact me to determine if you qualify for expungement of your criminal record.
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