Can a felony be expunged in the state of texas?

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Can a felony be expunged in the state of texas?

My fianc is currently serving a 14 month sentence in Texas State Jail for a drug related PCS

Asked on January 6, 2019 under Criminal Law, Texas

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Not knowing more details about what happened, when, what the precise charge was, etc. we cannot give you a definitive matter, but as a general matter, in your state, a felony of which someone was convicted (and which was not dismissed, or latter pardoned or overturned on appeal) cannot be expunged.
Below are links to a guide on expungement put out by your state bar assocation, and also to the relevant statute:
https://www.texasbar.com/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Our_Legal_System1&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=23459
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.55.htm#55.01


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