Q: Unsatisfactory Termination of Probation
If I have a Unsatisfactory Termination of Probation(USTP) from 23 years ago....is there any way to go back now and successfully complete this probation in order to get an expungement?
A: Unfortunately, even if you would have satisfactorily completed your probation you would not have been eligible for an expungement. On the other hand, if you would have satisfactorily completed a deferred adjudication you may have qualified for a non disclosure. A non disclosure only “erases” the record from the public. The Government will always see the deferred adjudication. Moreover, some deferred adjudication do not qualify for a non disclosure.
Kiele Linroth Pace agrees with this answer
A: Technically, you COULD get it expunged if you were FIRST pardoned by the Governor of Texas. However, the chances of success for any specific pardon application are already very low so one would imagine that the chances fora pardon for someone who failed probation are even worse.
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