• 5 Factors That Impact Criminal Record Expungement

    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

    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

    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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