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Q: How can I seal my record? How can a dismissed charge show up on a background check?

I received an underage in October of 2017 and a possession of marijuana charge. I had court in Jan 2018 and the drug charge was dropped and I plead guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct. I just got a background check done from Checkr for a delivery application and I noticed that in the report... Read more »

Leslie Albeit
Leslie Albeit answered on Nov 11, 2019

All arrests/charges/convictions will show up on a background search. You should contact the court in which you were charged to ask about their application for record sealing. Most of the time for misdemeanor cases in Ohio, it costs $50 to seal a conviction and free to seal a dismissal. You must... Read more »

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