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- Sealing of Criminal Records to Restrict Their Availability Across the State
If you do not want to be reminded of your criminal record every now and then, then getting it expunged would be a great option for you.
- Amendments to the Texas Expungement Statute May Help Clients Erase More Mistakes
Changes to the Texas expungement statute may open opportunity for persons to expunge individual offenses arising from the same arrest event.
- Will Texas H.B. 3016 Change the Way Criminal Lawyers Defend DWI Cases?
A new Texas law provides for sealing certain DWI convictions. The question is whether the new law will change the way criminal defense lawyers defend DWIs.
- Expungement in New Jersey
Having a record expunged is an important step for eligible persons who have been convicted of a misdemeanor and have completed their sentence or paid their fine. Having a criminal record can lead to many issues, so it is in your best interest to expunge it as soon as possible.
- Expungement for a Felony
Living with a criminal record can hamper your ability to secure a job, rent a house or apartment, or build meaningful relationships with others. This can make it feel like your sentence continued even after you completed its terms. Depending on your circumstances, having your record expunged could be a viable option.
- How Long Will an Expungement Take in New Jersey?
Your criminal record does not have to impact your life forever. Depending on your circumstances, such as the number of years since your conviction, the nature of the offense, and whether you have been convicted of other offenses since, it may be possible for you to have your conviction expunged.
- Reasons to Expunge a Criminal Record
When a person has been convicted of a crime, he or she usually acquires a criminal record which can be accessed by landlords, potential employers and members of the general record. In order to conceal this record of past indiscretions, some criminal defendant decide to have their criminal record expunged.
- Theft Offenses in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Tampa
Theft involves the unlawful taking of, or using, the property of another person, or endeavoring to do so. Theft offenses in Florida can be prosecuted as either felonies or misdemeanors depending on the nature of the item taken, the value of the item taken, or the number of prior theft convictions an accused person has.
- Am I Eligible for an Expungement under Penal Code 1203.4 in California?
by Kaass Law
Convicted of a crime? Expunge your conviction under Penal Code § 1203.4. If granted in court, after your conviction is expunged it will allow you to reopen your case and set aside the conviction. Such convictions are either misdemeanor or certain types of felonies.
- Kentucky to Allow Expungement of Certain Class D Felonies for First Time
Kentucky’s new felony expungement law goes into effect on July 15, 2016 and will be retroactive. House Bill 40 passed in April 2016 and will allow individuals with certain Class D felonies and non-indicted felony charges to petition Kentucky courts for expungement. Before House Bill 40, no felonies in Kentucky could be expunged.