What to do if I had a felony charge that was reduced 4 years ago to a misdemeanor and want to get it off my record?

I was given all my rights back and it was reduced to misdemeanor charge but still pulls up when I do anything. any way I can hire someone to help me get it reduced? I just don’t know how or where to go?

Asked on August 15, 2012 under Criminal Law, Idaho

Answers:

Mark Petersen / Snake River Law PLLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Idaho law does not currently allow for a criminal expungement. Once a criminal citation is on your record it stays there even if reduced or dismissed. Regretfully there is nothing you can do in Idaho to remove a criminal conviction or charge from your record.

Kevin Bessant / Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You will have to seek a criminal expungement in your state. An expungement will allow this criminal charge to be completely removed from your criminal record so long as you qualify and meet all of the eligibility requirements for an expungement in your state. Contact a local criminal defense attorney in your area to determine if you qualify for a criminal expungement at this time.


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