Q: How long are DUI charges on your record in Indiana and how accessible is this information?
I have two OWI charges in Indiana in 2010 and early 2011, I am now applying for a course in college that wants me to disclose my criminal record. I'm afraid that these will exclude me from the mortuary course. I don't want to list these on my application if they're not still on my record.
A: If they are convictions then it will be on your criminal history as well as your driving record. Depending on when the cases were completed and if probation was successful with no outstanding issues, you should be eligible for an expungement. Keep in mind you are permitted one expungement of criminal convictions in your life, also the process can take several months before it is off your record, if granted.
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