Can a 10 year old felony and 2nd degree charges be expunged?

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Can a 10 year old felony and 2nd degree charges be expunged?

There is no prior convictions and none since the charges. completed parole and completed probation early. Also, received voting rights back.

Asked on October 13, 2011 under Criminal Law, New Mexico

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you have had no problems with the law since your felony conviction and more than ten (10) years have passed since it occurred, you are a candidate for a possible expungement of this conviction.

In order to see the likelihood of any expungement, you should consult with a criminal defense attorney who does this type of a motion on a regular basis. Besides the passage of time as being a factor for the possible expungement, the court takes into consideration community service work as well.

Good luck.


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