Criminal Record Expungement

Seal Your Record with a Tallahassee Expungement Attorney

When you have a criminal record, even if it is only a minor offense, it can create enormous hardship in your life. There will come a time in your life when you will be legally obligated to inform people of your criminal record, possibly ruining your chances of getting a job, a loan, an apartment, or even of acceptance into a school. Expungement allows people to have their criminal records cleared, giving them back their freedom and allowing them to move on.

A Tallahassee criminal defense attorney from Jansen and Davis, P.A. wants you to have your life back, and knows what it takes to expunge your criminal record. In the state of Florida, there are laws in place that allow people with previous criminal convictions to wipe their records clean. The process of removing a conviction entirely from a person's record is called expungement, or record sealing, and the lawyers of Jansen and Davis, P.A. are here to assist you with thislegal process.

Record Sealing & Expungements Eligibility

If you have a criminal offense on your record, you may be eligible to file a petition for expungement if the following apply:

  • You have completed your sentence
  • You were convicted of a non-violent offense
  • You have spent a specific amount of time (depending upon the crime) in the community without any criminal convictions

Expungement of your criminal record will securely seal or destroy any information that may hinder your future endeavors, but can only be obtained under limited circumstances. A Tallahassee criminal defense lawyer from Jansen and Davis, P.A. will help you determine your eligibility for expungement and can then file the necessary documents to seal your criminal record.

Contact a Tallahassee criminal defense lawyer today to find out if you can expunge your criminal record!