Client charged after an altercation involving numerous parties and the use of pepper spray. Client found Not Guilty at trial.
Washington DC Expungement Lawyer
Expunging or sealing the criminal record of your arrest or conviction in Washington DC is allowed in many circumstances. The DC Expungement website will help you determine whether your DC arrest or DC criminal conviction can be expunged or sealed. The DC Expungement website was created by Washington DC criminal defense lawyers with vast experience in DC criminal law and the intricacies of the expungement process.
- Interest of Justice Record Sealing Motions
- Actual Innocence Record Sealing Motions
- What Evidence and Arguments Can You Use in Record Sealing Cases?
- How Record Sealing Cases Differ From Criminal Cases in DC
- What Are the Benefits of Sealing Your Record in DC?
- What Determines Whether the Court Seals My Record in DC
- When Can I Have My Record Sealed?
- Record Sealing Frequently Asked Questions
- Advantages of Hiring an Attorney For a Record Sealing Case
- Are There Any Circumstances Where An Individual Will Not Have to Wait as Long?
Benefits of Sealing Your Record
Sealing your entire criminal record or a particular arrest or conviction can have many benefits. A prior arrest or criminal conviction in Washington DC may prevent you from, among other things, obtaining a job, security clearance, or graduate school admission. This is true even if your case was dismissed and/or you were never actually convicted of a crime. Clearing your Washington DC criminal record through the expungement process can be done with the assistance of an experienced attorney. A criminal arrest and/or conviction should not have to haunt you for the rest of your life, hindering your efforts to secure housing, further educational opportunities, or a job.
Are You Eligible for Expungement?
Expunging or sealing a Washington DC arrest or a Washington DC conviction from your criminal record is allowed in certain circumstances. As criminal defense lawyers for persons charged with crimes in the District of Columbia, we can help you determine if you are eligible for expungement in DC and if so, actually represent you in the expungement process.
Whether it means getting your record sealed from public view or having the entire record of your arrest(s) destroyed, DC Expungement Lawyers can provide a second chance for those convicted of certain criminal misdemeanors and felonies and for those who have been charged with, but not convicted of, felonies and misdemeanors.
The Value of a DC Expungement Attorney
The goal of the DC Expungement Lawyer website is to educate you by providing further information regarding the DC criminal expungement process. The expungement process in DC can be very complex. As such, it can be incredibly helpful and important to have an experienced attorney handle your expungement matter. In many cases, an attorney may be able to handle everything for you and get your record expunged without you ever having to go court. If you are interested in a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our criminal defense lawyers, please give us a call or fill out our website form to start the process of clearing your criminal record today
Expungements are allowed under D.C. Code § 16-801 et seq. (Division II, Title 16, Chapter 8 of the District of Columbia Code). Since this is an overview of the law on this subject, for informational purposes only, an attorney should be consulted for the application of the full law to an individual case.