Q: I have 2 misdemeanors that I need to get expunged both took place in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Both charges occurred in
City:Elizabeth City, State:NC
I currently live in Las Vegas , Nv
#1 Offense Date: 5/7/11 ( age:19)
Conviction Date:9/29/11- POSSESS SCHEDULE VI (PRINCIPAL) MISD.CLASS 3 MISDEMEANOR SS. Was on probation but Served 10 days in jail
#2-Offense date:12/12/13 (age:21)
Conviction Date:3/31/14 (age:22) POSSESSING STOLEN GOODS (PRINCIPAL) MISD.CLASS.1 MISDEMEANOR.SS I believe I did 1 or 2 years probation but I got off probation early for good behavior and paying my fines.
Am I able to get both of these charges expunged? Or get my record sealed? Please and thank you.
A: Thanks for your inquiry.
We normally take a look at the official record before we comment on availability. That's because sometimes things are different in the official record than people understand or recall.
Danny Glover is Elizabeth City is excellent. Here's his contact info: DannyGloverLawFirm.com
Until then, here is a sample Petition and Order that sets forth some of the filing requirements in North Carolina:
We normally recommend retaining local counsel, especially in the smaller jurisdictions, because with Expunctions or Expungements in North Carolina, lawyers may have to go back-and-forth to the Clerk's Office to get things signed and filed.
Danny is a super nice guy and also a good friend. Please say "hey" if you talk to him.
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