How can I find information about getting a misdemeanor cleared from my record?

Asked on July 17, 2015 under Criminal Law, Texas


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

First of all, not all states allow for "expungment" of a misdemeanor. In order find out what you want to know, the best thing to do is to google the name of the state in which the conviction occurred and the word "expungment". You should find all the information you need in order to determine your eligibility for having your criminal record cleared.

If you are still unclear on things, you can consult directly with an attorney who specializes in these cases. They can best advise as to your rights under specific state law.

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