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Q: Can convictions ever be changed later on in life? It was adjudication withheld 10 years ago.

In 2007 I was arrested dealing in stolen property (adjudication withheld) I'm now thirty this was 10 years ago is there any way of ever changing that it states I was arrested for a felony offense. Im interested in joining the military and it does stop me from enlistment.

Larry Sandefer
Larry Sandefer answered on Mar 20, 2017

Your answer is not going to be a yes or no. If you have never been convicted of a crime you may be eligible to get your record sealed. A withholding of adjudication means you were not convicted under Florida law. So, if that is all you have ever had you may be eligible for a sealing. A sealed... Read more »

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