Catonsville, MD asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Litigation and White Collar Crime for Maryland

Q: Felony Expungement

My girlfriend was convicted in 2010 of theft (non-violent) and was sentenced to 1 year of work release (She would live at the jail, go to work, and then report back to the jail), and then served 5 years on probation.

She has since completed her probation with no trouble. Can her felony be downgraded? She still owes restitution, but has never missed a payment.

Thank you.

2 Lawyer Answers
Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Did she file a motion to modify within 90 days of her conviction? If so, and if that has not been ruled on, then yes, she may still have that opportunity.

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Other than than, she could be pardoned by the Governor.

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