You may have committed a crime when you were young and wild but that doesn’t mean this crime has to affect the rest of your life – such as getting a job. In order to get your case effectively expunged, you’ll need to take certain actions.
Know How the Expungement Process Works
Before doing anything, you should understand the basic principles behind criminal record expungement and record clearance. This way the process won’t seem as intimidating or stressful.
First, your eligibility needs to be determined. If eligible, the court is petitioned to reopen your case for review. At this time, you may need to explain to the court why they should grant the relief requested.