Q: I have a question about my legal name on my birth certificate not matching what's in the state database
I have a couple of criminal convictions. I'm seeing my name in the state data base doesn't match my birth certificate. Just curious as to if I can get them expunged from my record on a technicality
A: No, a difference in name will not allow you to seal a conviction. Many convictions in Colorado can be sealed, but the requirements always related to a certain number of years of conviction-free conduct (the number or years required to pass varies by the severity of the crime). If these are traffic offenses, they cannot be sealed in Colorado.
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