5 Factors That Impact Criminal Record Expungement

Posted on: 15 August 2023

Expungement effectively erases your criminal record so that it is no longer discoverable by public or private background checks, with the exemption of some government background checks. Unlike sealed records, which achieve similar ends, an expunged record also cannot be used against you in any future criminal proceedings, so it is often preferable over simple record sealing. 1. Age A major factor in the success of an expungement request is the age you were at the time of the offense.
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Traffic Crime Arrests: What Defendants Need To Know

Posted on: 2 May 2023

Being arrested due to a traffic crime can be a serious and stressful experience, and it is important to understand your rights and legal options in such situations. Read and learn more. What Are Traffic Crimes? While most everyone is familiar with speeding tickets and so forth, some traffic crimes can require an arrest and be charged with a crime. Traffic crimes can include a wide range of offenses, such as DUI/DWI, reckless driving, hit and run, and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
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Avoid These Common DUI Arrest Mistakes

Posted on: 17 January 2023

Things can get a lot more serious if you do the wrong thing after a driving under the influence (DUI) arrest. Read on to find out how and why you should avoid some common DUI mistakes. You probably won't outrun law enforcement. Whether it's fear, intoxication, or other ill-advised notions, fleeing from law enforcement is a bad idea. Once you are found, you can be charged with enough additional extra crimes that it could escalate a DUI charge into a felony.
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How Much Trouble Are You In With Your DUI?

Posted on: 6 October 2022

Driving under the influence (DUI) consequences can vary. Read more about what defendants could be facing if they are convicted of DUI. Potential Punishments Unless defendants hire a criminal defense attorney experienced in DUI cases, they might experience some of the following if they are convicted. Jailtime – Defendants can be sentenced to several months in jail. Felony offenses can call for prison time. Probation – Mandatory probation is a possibility in many states.
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