Attempting to obtain an expungement means asking the court to seal your court record (see also: What is Expungement?). If you have an adult or juvenile conviction, it is possible that you can get it expunged. It must be noted, however, that an expungement is not guaranteed. In order to receive an expungement, certain criteria must be met.
A criminal record can be extremely damaging. Many people seeking expungement legal assistance have had trouble securing a job, a home or a specific license because they have a criminal record. Landlords and employers can look up your criminal history by searching court records in a specific county.
There are significant benefits to having your record expunged. For one, your criminal record will no longer available to the public. This means that you will not have to worry about landlords and employers finding out about your criminal history and your record will disappear from the Internet. The record of your arrest will become confidential.
The essential question you need to ask yourself before you request the professional services of an expungement lawyer is this: is my court record holding me back? If your answer is yes, please contact us today to find out if you quality for an expungement. We look forward to hearing from you.