What is Expungement?
Sealing Your Criminal Record in West Palm Beach, FL
Under state law and in certain situations, a person that has previously been arrested for a crime can request criminal record expungement. If the expungement is granted, your arrest and case information will no longer be available to the public. You can even state on employment applications and other documents that you have never been arrested. If you are seeking expungement, contact a West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney to have your case reviewed. You can find out if you qualify for record sealing and get assistance with your expungement application.
The Benefits of Expungement
A criminal record will follow you wherever you go. Record expungement is a legal remedy to give a person relief from a criminal past. Before a judge will approve a request for criminal record expungement, the case must meet certain criteria, including:
- No additional crimes have been committed since the original arrest
- The arrest did not result in a conviction
- The person requesting the expungement has not previously received one
The Law Offices of Phillip T. Ridolfo, Jr. is a seasoned criminal defense firm that can review your criminal past and discuss your qualification for record expungement. My name is Phil Ridolfo, Jr. and I can prepare your expungement application and guide you through the process. Life without a criminal record can enable you to pursue new opportunities and prevent you from being penalized for earlier mistakes. Even if you think you may not be qualified, I would like the opportunity to review your case and discuss your legal options. Sometimes there is flexibility in a given situation, depending on the circumstances.