start the path to a clear criminal record

5/5

Google 5-star rating

start the path to a clear criminal record.

5/5

Google 5-star rating

5/5

Google 5-star rating

Misdemeanor expungement

Felony expungement

Arrest record clearance

What is an expungement?

An expungement is the process by which a criminal case is reopened, the record of criminal
conviction is destroyed and then the case is closed again. You are no longer a convicted person.
However, the expungement will still be reflected on your record. So you official criminal history
(that is kept in Sacramento) will state: “set aside and dismissed” instead of “convicted.”

What types of crimes can be expunged?

If no State prison time was served and you meet all criteria, some of these crimes may be eligible for expungement

ASSAULT & BATTERY

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DRUGS CHARGES

GUN AND WEAPONS CHARGE

FELONIES

MISDEMEANORS

Am I eligible to get a expungement (dismissal of my criminal record)?

My misdemeanor or felony conviction resulted in jail time and/or probation (not prison time and parole)

YES

I am a parolee

NO

You are not eligible for expungement, but you can contact the public defender and ask about assistance with a Certificate of Rehabilitation.

I was convicted of a Federal crime

NO

Is now a good time to file for an expungement?

If you can answer yes, to all of these, then now is a to get your record expunged.

Are all convictions eligible for dismissal?

Previous
Next

Expungement eligibility chart

You might be able to file a petition to have that conviction
dismissed.

You might be able to request a probation early release and file a petition to have the conviction dismissed.

You might be able to file a petition to have that conviction
dismissed.

You might be able to file a petition to have the felony reduced o a
misdemeanor and then have that conviction
dismissed.

You might be able to file a petition to have the felony reduced o a
misdemeanor and then have that conviction
dismissed.

You might be able to file a petition for Certificate of Rehabilitation
and Pardon.

Benefits

How can an expungement benefit me?

Employment Opportunities

Your range of job options is expanded. Go ahead and apply for your dream job.

Rental Housing

Alot of homeowners and apartment complexes run background checks. Clearing your record can assist you with getting the apartment rental you desire.

Car Insurance

Did you know that if you have a DUI or other driving related offense your vehicle insurance premiums may be raised?

Passports & International Travel

Apply for your passport and begin to explore the world.

Housing Loans (Mortgages)

Buy your dream home without worrying about being rejected for criminal history.

Employment Licenses

Perhaps you were considering getting your real estate license or some other specialist license where they do a criminal background check. Alleviate your worries with an expungement.

So how do I get started?

Pay your attorney fees and court filing fees

Review the paperwork we prepare and we’ll take care of the rest

Helpful information regarding expungements

Translate »