Q: Got charged w felony 7 yrs ago. It got disposed 11/3/2013. Will this show up on a background ck for a new job
I got charged with a state jail felony seven years ago this month. I did my probation and community service and got to get out early with it being disposed early. I just accepted a job offer for a private dental office and after he went over everything he then told me he was going to run the basin background check on me like any other company does. Will this show up on there ? I just got approved for an apartment either the apartments running my background yesterday . They have a strict “ 7 yr policy “ if there is a fro lay on the potential residents record . I passed and nothing was said to me about my felony .
A: Criminal convictions remain on your record forever. The 7 year matter deala with credit reporting agencies
Kiele Linroth Pace agrees with this answer
A: I agree that it depends on what TYPE of background check is used. A credit report will only show negative information for 7 years but a criminal case is a matter of public record and it never automatically goes away.
If your community supervision was Deferred Adjudication you might be able to get it sealed by an order of non-disclosure five years after termination of supervision... but only if you don't get into any trouble either while you were on supervision or during that five-year waiting period.
Employers with access to sealed criminal records are listed here: https://www.pacefirm.com/faq/access-sealed-criminal-records.html
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