DUI Expungement Lawyers

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What Is DUI Expungement?

Expungement is when a record of criminal conviction is publicly and legally erased from the records. 

When Does DUI Expungement Occur?

Typically, expungement occurs after the passing of a certain amount of time after the DUI conviction.  It can also occur after a person has fulfilled certain court imposed obligations upon them.

What Effect Does Expungement of a DUI Conviction Have upon Me?

After DUI expungement, a former DUI conviction need not be noted on documentation for a potential employer, educational institution, or government agency.  After expungement, a DUI conviction will also not show up in a background search of an individual¿s public record.

Can Expunged DUI Convictions Come Up in Later Criminal Proceedings?

Some states allow expunged DUI convictions to be considered in later criminal proceedings as proof of prior conviction during the sentencing phase of the later criminal proceeding.

Can a Juvenile Expunge a DUI Conviction?

Many states allow juveniles to have their records expunged if the offenses were relatively mild and the juvenile has remained clear of the law for a certain time.

Should I Contact a Lawyer Regarding My DUI Expungement?

The laws regarding DUI arrests and convictions are inconsistent and vary from state to state.  If you are interested in having your DUI record expunged, you should contact an experienced attorney about you eligibility for expungement. 

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Last Modified: 02-16-2011 04:33 PM PST

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