Q: Can i get my record expunged in a gun case?
A: Depends on whether you successfully completed probation and whether or not you have a current case pending. Contact and hire a locally experienced criminal defense attorney.
A so-called "expungement" in California doesn't really expunge anything. It's a dismissal under Penal Code 1203.4, which adds another notation to the court file, showing the charges were dismissed after successful completion of probation.
Since you were asking about guns, it's important to know that a 1203.4 dismissal has absolutely no effect on any firearm restrictions that resulted from your conviction.
You may be eligible for a 1203.4 dismissal (or, depending on the charges, reduction of a felony to a misdemeanor).
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