Get Legal Help Today
Secured with SHA-256 Encryption
CAN I GET THIS CHARGE OFF MY RECORD…IT IS CAUSE FOR REJECTION WHEN I FILL OUT A LEASE
Asked on June 16, 2009 under Criminal Law, Texas
N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 11 years ago | Contributor
The Texas Code of Criminal Procedure contains provisions for "expunging" arrest records, court records, and criminal history record information.
You should get a copy of your criminal history that is maintained by the Texas Department of Public Safety. You should also seek the advice of a lawyer to determine if your qualify for the expungement of your record.
Here is the Texas Department of Public Safety website with more information, a link to the Code of Criminal Procedure, and a link with instructions on how to obtain a copy of your record: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/pages/juvenilecriminalhistoryrecords.htm.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.