Expungements - Erasing Criminal Records
An Expungement order (sometimes called expunction) is a court order directing the removal of court and police records relating to a criminal prosecution. An expungement can remove dismissed charges, acquitted charges and convictions for simple drug possession. Greenville, NC criminal defense attorney Mark A. Ward has practiced law in eastern North Carolina for thirty years and has successfully handled hundreds of expungement cases. Why not contact us today to find out if we can help you too?
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Expunge Dismissed charges / Expunge Acquitted charges After your case is dismissed there are still entries relating to your arrest and prosecution. An expungement directs that these entries be erased from police, jail and court records. It is also permissible to include multiple dismissed cases in one expungement petition - so long as the cases occurred within one year.
Expunge drug possession charges NCGS 90-96 Drug and drug paraphernalia charges can often be expunged from your record even in circumstances where you were convicted of these offenses.
Expunge misdemeanor convictions by persons 16 and 17 years old. Applies to ALL misdemeanors committed prior to the designated age. Expungement is also available for certain alcohol possession offenses committed before the age of 21.
Expunge old larceny convictions and old non-violent felony convictions. A Larceny conviction or a felony conviction has serious life-long consequences. Have you remained conviction free for at least ten years? You could be eligible to remove that conviction and have a clean record.
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