Sealing & Expunging Records
When you’ve been charged with a crime or convicted, getting your record sealed or expunged may be very important. Choosing the right Jacksonville criminal defense attorney to handle the sealing or expunging or you record is very important.
The details of your case may be available to a potential employer, landlord, school, bank, neighbor, family member or the general public. This is true, even if you were not convicted of a crime.
Depending on your arrest record, you may be able to have your record sealed or expunged. The Law Offices of Tassone, Dreicer & Hill are ready to help you get your life back on track. Our legal team has plenty of experience with getting criminal records sealed or expunged. Call us today and find out how we can help.
When you have your criminal record sealed, the public won’t be able to view it; including private employers. Most government agencies will still have access to your record if it’s sealed.
If you have your criminal record expunged, you won’t have anything to worry about. Nobody will be able to find out about the crime you were charged with or committed, even a government agency. The only way for anybody to see your criminal record is with a court order.
Sealing/Expunging if Not Convicted of a Crime
When you’re arrested, yet you don’t end up convicted, your criminal record could be sealed or expunged. You cannot have gone through the process of having your record sealed or expunged in the past, even in another state. In addition, you may not have a pending petition to expunge or seal your criminal record.
The state of Florida also offers expungement for criminal records if you were arrested by mistake or contrary to law.
Sealing/Expunging if Convicted of a Crime
If you were convicted of a crime, whether found guilty or pleading guilty or no contest, you may be eligible for expungement or sealing of your record under Florida law. A long list of crimes is not eligible, such as a felony or a DUI. However, some crimes may be eligible, even if you were convicted.
The rules for expunging and sealing criminal records in Florida aren’t easy to understand. It’s best to contact a skilled criminal law attorney to help you with any sealing or expunging of criminal records.
When you need help with any type of criminal record sealing or expunging The Law Offices of Tassone, Dreicer & Hill will help you. We provide decades of experience in criminal law, including sealing and expunging records.