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Expungement of Criminal Records


Last updated on 06/24/2024 at 6:33 pm

NOTE:   This is general information about expungements. Expungements are complicated. For information about your particular case, you should try to talk to a lawyer.

What is an expungement?

Am I eligible for expungement?

Are there certain criminal convictions that are not eligible for expungement?

When can I file?

How do I figure out whether I am eligible?

If I am eligible, is my expungement automatically approved?

How do I file?

Does it cost money to file?

What happens next?

Can I expunge multiple convictions?

What if the charge or conviction is from another state?

What happens if expungement is granted?

Do I need to disclose expunged offense on applications for employment, credit or housing?

Do I need a lawyer?