Sullo & Sullo, LLP handles expunctions in several jurisdictions. Please select the City or County where you were arrested and/or charged:
How an Expunction Attorney in Harris County Can Help Clear Your Record
As though being arrested were not stressful enough, even if your charges are dismissed or you are found not guilty of the charges, you may still have to deal with a criminal record for the rest of your life. In today’s “point and click” society, it is extremely easy for prospective employers, banks considering loaning you money, schools and homeowner considering renting to you to obtain your criminal record. Should you qualify for an expunction, it could be well worth your time to contact a Sullo & Sullo expunction lawyer in Harris County. A criminal record can stand in your way and cause many negative, unwanted consequences, therefore an expunction attorney in Harris County may be able to negate these consequences through an expunction.
Our Sullo & Sullo expunction lawyers in Harris County want you to be able to move forward with your life without the shadow of a criminal record. Should you qualify for an expunction, your arrest records and fingerprints would be removed from all local, state and federal records. Unfortunately, there are many instances in which an arrest was a mistake, charges were dropped or an acquittal was obtained, yet negative consequences continue. Should you not qualify for an expunction, you could still be eligible for a petition of non-disclosure. When speaking to an expunction lawyer in Harris County, be sure you give all details of your criminal record in order to best assist your Sullo & Sullo attorney in removing your criminal record.
Criminal Records Which Survive an Expunction in Harris County
As your expunction attorney in Harris County can tell you, there are certain crimes for which an expunction is not available, including DWI, domestic violence and sexual offenses. You must also have not had any other criminal conviction within five years of the offense you are attempting to have expunged. Every case is different, therefore speaking to a knowledgeable Sullo & Sullo expunction lawyer in Harris County will allow you to see whether you are eligible for an expunction and how it could help your future.
Process Used by an Expunction Lawyer in Harris County
Your Sullo & Sullo expunction attorney in Harris County will draft a Petition for Expunction should it be determined you are eligible. Your Petition will be filed with the District Clerk in the district in which you were arrested and a copy will be served to the DA’s office. You will pay filing fees, then an order will be drawn up which lists the necessary information and requires the signature of a judge. Once the process is complete, your criminal record will be expunged and you will no longer be forced to live in fear that your record will hinder your life. A Sullo & Sullo expunction attorney in Texas will thoroughly assess your case, ask the appropriate questions and determine your eligibility for an expunction. Should you be eligible, our skilled attorneys will walk you through the process, handling every aspect through to the judge’s signature. Don’t wait—contact a Sullo & Sullo attorney today.
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