What you need to know about getting your record expunged

expungementfeaturedinmageWhy would you want your record expunged?
Expunging your record is wise so the public can never see that you were arrested. This is helpful when you apply for jobs, volunteer positions or even public service positions.

When can you get your record expunged?
You can get your record expunged once the charges are officially declined, dismissed or after you had your record sealed for 10 years.

What crimes can be expunged from your record?
You can expunge an arrest one time in your life and as long as it is not a for a sex crime and/or drug trafficking. Most other crimes are eligible to be expunged.

Is getting your record expunged a tough process?
No, it’s fairly simple. Working with an experienced criminal law attorney will make this process as easy and painless as possible.

How long does it take to get your record expunged?
On average it takes three to six to go through the full process. You must obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement which takes some time to process.

Are you interested in learning more about getting your records expunged? Contact our team at The Law Offices of Eric Reisinger today for a free consultation. Sarasota 941-554-4992 or Ft. Myers 239-349-2992