Q: My first offender cannabis related felony was completed successfully in 2018 and I'm still being denied employment.
Can I get this discharged? And will this allow me a chance to work? Cobb county ga
It is possible that it hasn’t been properly discharged. You may want to have an attorney look into it.
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A: You need to check your criminal history information to see if the First Offender has been marked as successfully completed so that it does not appear in your employment based background check. If probation does not submit the order closing it, or the clerk's office does not transmit it to GCIC, then it remains open on your criminal history.
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