How to set aside a conviction?

I have completed all terms of my probation (paid all my restitution and fines0. It’s been 3 years since I recieved a felony and I want to file to set aside the judgement. What is the most succesful route to take – hire an attorney, getting character reference letters or putting an application in?

Asked on September 22, 2013 under Criminal Law, Arizona

Answers:

Maury Beaulier / MinnesotaLawyers.com

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You are referring to an expungement or a post conviction relief action.  Under Minnesota law, neither is particualrly likely.  You must have a valid basis to seek post conviction relief (prosecutorioal misconduct, jurror misconduct, inedffective assistance of counsel, recanting witnesses) and, for an expungement, it us unlikely unless the case was resolved in your favor. 

 

Maury D. Beaulier

Attorney at Law

(612) 240-8005

maury@beaulier.com

Maury Beaulier / MinnesotaLawyers.com

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You are referring to an expungement or a post conviction relief action.  Under Minnesota law, neither is particualrly likely.  You must have a valid basis to seek post conviction relief (prosecutorioal misconduct, jurror misconduct, inedffective assistance of counsel, recanting witnesses) and, for an expungement, it us unlikely unless the case was resolved in your favor. 

 

Maury D. Beaulier

Attorney at Law

(612) 240-8005

maury@beaulier.com


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