How can I get an expungement?

You must ask the court in the county where your case took place. Not all counties have the same rules. Call the criminal court clerk or the district attorney’s office in that county. Ask how to get records erased. A clerk may be able to explain it if you go in person. Most of the…

What is an expungement?

An expungement is erasing or removing a charge or conviction from your criminal record. If you have a charge or conviction erased, it is like it never happened. The charge or conviction that was erased will not show up on a public background check.