Whenever you have a conviction on your record, it can cause many problems in obtaining employment, professional licensing, and the right to vote. In certain situations, many convictions and records of arrest can be sealed so that they are off limits to all but law enforcement personnel.
Eligibility for record sealing varies from state to state, but generally the procedure is a follows:
It is important to keep in mind that:
If you have any questions about record sealing or expungement, you should speak to a criminal defense lawyer immediately to learn more about the process in your state and what rights you have.
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