Q: WHAT CAN I DO TO GET MY RECORD EXPUNG IN HARRIS COUNTY ?( LITTLE - MISDEAMENORS ) ANY GOOD - REASONABLE LAWYER/ADVISE .
A: Assuming you are eligible for expunction, you will need to have an attorney draft a Petition for expunction and have it filed in a District Court of the county in which the offense(s) occurred. A hearing (either contested or uncontested) will be set approx. 30-45 days out which your attorney will attend if necessary and have the presiding judge sign the order. The order is then sent to all the attached law enforcement agencies with orders to expunge the criminal record.
A: I concur with Mr. White's answer. I will add that expunction is available only in limited circumstances in Texas. If you were convicted of an offense, you will not be eligible for an expunction unless the conviction was overturned on appeal, or unless you were subsequently pardoned. If you entered a plea for deferred adjudication, you will not be eligible for expunction, even though you were not convicted. However, you might be eligible for a non-disclosure order if you received deferred adjudication and completed your probation successfully. You will need to discuss your specific case with an attorney.
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