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Many states allow a felony to be removed from a person’s record. Each state has their own procedure and eligibility requirements for expungement of convictions. Accordingly, I would need to know what state your conviction was to answer your question. In general, the process involves petitioning the court where you were convicted and demonstrating that you meet the legal requirements or standards necessary to have your record cleared.

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Arizona Criminal Record Expungement

How to Get Your Record Cleared in Arizona In order to clear your record in Arizona, you may petition the court to enter on your record that you have been cleared of all charges. If successful, the judge will order […]

California Expungement Criminal Record Expungement

California has one of the oldest and most accessible expungement laws in the country. ┬á Making it even better are several recent changes that expanded the benefits of having a California┬ácriminal record expunged. ┬áBut, even if you are note eligible […]

Delaware expungement Criminal Record Expungement

In June 2011, the Delaware legislature unanimously passed House Bill 177 which models the juvenile expungement process after the adult expungement process. The bill, which was sponsored by Senator Michael A. Barbieri (D-Newark) is set to become effective January 1, […]

Florida Criminal Record Expungement

Florida provides both expungement and record sealing to individuals who want to remove their records from public views. If you received deferred adjudication, were found innocent at trial, or charges were dropped before trial, you may be eligible to have […]

Illinois Criminal Record Expungement

Expungement and the sealing of criminal records in Illinois is not an easy process, and can be difficult to understand. However, expungement is certainly manageable by yourself, but if you feel unsure about anything, getting legal help is suggested. While […]

Kentucky Criminal Record Expungement

When a record is expunged in Kentucky, all records of the case are completely destroyed. All references to the case in any other records are to be deleted. Upon inquiry, all parties (including the courts) are to respond that no […]

Michigan Criminal Record Expungement

How to Clear Your Record in Michigan In order to apply for an expungement, you must file a motion with the court in which you were convicted, or in which you were adjudicated as a juvenile. This may mean that […]

Minnesota Criminal Record Expungement

How to Get Your Record Cleared in Minnesota Minnesota allows complete expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances. In order to successfully receive an expungement, you must fill out the necessary paperwork, and appear in court for a mandatory hearing […]

Mississippi Criminal Record Expungement

If you were arrested and the charges were dropped or if you were found innocent at trial, you may be eligible for arrest record expungement. With the exception of traffic violations, Mississippi allows for the expungement of misdemeanor convictions. If […]

Nevada Criminal Record Expungement

Nevada offers record sealing designed to help deserving people be more productive and get more out of life by sealing records of their convictions. Once your Nevada conviction records are sealed, all proceedings recounted in your record are treated as […]

New Hampshire Criminal Record Expungement

The state of New Hampshire offers the ability to annul your record. You can annul your record by filling out and filing a Petition to Annul (free New Hampshire expungement forms are available here). When you annul your record in […]

New Jersey Criminal Record Expungement

New Jersey allows for the expungement of a wide range of offenses under certain circumstances. The waiting periods for expungement in New Jersey vary depending on whether you were charged or convicted. For convictions, the waiting period will vary depending […]

New York Criminal Record Expungement

In certain situations, you may be able to have your New York arrest record expunged, meaning that the records are destroyed, and made unavailable for public access. You may be able to have other records sealed so that they are […]

Ohio Criminal Record Expungement

Ohio does not offer expungement. Instead, Ohio allows for the sealing of arrests, misdemeanor and felony convictions. Upon expungement, the criminal records are sealed from public view, and will only be available to a few select organizations (i.e. the government). […]

Oklahoma Criminal Record Expungement

Expungement is a court process where criminal records and convictions are completely erased and destroyed.┬á Expungement is available in Oklahoma under certain circumstances. There are two types of expungement available in Oklahoma: deferred sentence expungement and total expungement. A deferred […]

Pennsylvania Expungement Advice Criminal Record Expungement

Finding an attorney online is a great way to hire an expert attorney at a very affordable price. ┬áDo not waste your money or what might be your only chance to clear your criminal record by hiring the wrong person. […]

Tennessee Criminal Record Expungement

Unfortunately, in Tennessee, expungement is very difficult to obtain. Tennessee will only allow for expungement in a very few, select circumstances. Because of this, Tennessee is one of the most difficult states in which to erase your arrest record. The […]

Texas Criminal Record Expungement

Finding an attorney online is a great way to hire an expert attorney at a very affordable price. ┬áDo not waste your money or what might be your only chance to clear your criminal record by hiring the wrong person. […]

Utah Criminal Record Expungement

Utah offers remedies designed to help deserving people be more productive and get more out of life. Whether the offense was as a juvenile or adult, felony or misdemeanor, or if the sentence was a fine or time in prison, […]

Washington Criminal Record Expungement

Washington has many remedies for those seeking to clear their criminal past. Washington offers vacating a conviction and record sealing (expungement). Vacating a record in Washington takes the conviction off of the record and gives someone the right to say […]



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