You’ve always dreamed of having a child, yet somehow certain life circumstances denied you that chance. The only option that seems available to you now is adoption. California mandates background investigations of all prospective adoptive parents. Unfortunately, a criminal record can cause your application to be rejected. Fortunately, you might be able to clear up any negative record you have with the help of a criminal record expungement attorney from Sacramento firms, such as the Chastaine Law Office.