Lancaster, OH asked in Criminal Law for Ohio

Q: When trying to gain employment with a felony, when does the 5 yr begin, when indicted or convicted.

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Dimitrios Makridis
Dimitrios Makridis
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Warren, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: When can I apply for expungement?

1 felony = 3 years from the date the case is closed;

2 felonies = 4 years from the date the case is close;

3, 4, or 5 felonies = 5 years from the date the case is closed.

"The date the case is closed" is the date you finish:

serving any jail or prison sentence;

serving any term of probation or parole; and / or

paying any and all fines (including restitution).

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