Q: I'd like to get a charge expunged from my record. The case # 573360, 6/22/2020, closed, felony possession >1grm, dismd
Less than a gram of narcartics was found in my pickup truck while I was waiting for a friend that visited his girlfriend. Officers were called, I was questioned for tresspassing until they found the narcartics (probably my friends). Reguardless, I was arrested, spent a night in jail, my truck was towed, impounded and eventually sold while in impound. I'm a homeless veteran currently on the HUD/VASH program and discovered this charged on my records during a background check apartment searching. I've recently been awarded SSDI and was able to clear my rental history (est. $3000.00). Can you assist me? How can I get this felony charge that is closed, dismissed, according the the Bexar County court records website?
A: The primary path to expunction eligibility involves waiting for the 3-year limitation period to elapse but it can be done sooner if the prosecution is willing to either (1) certify that the evidence and records relating to your arrest are not needed in the prosecution of another person or (2) recommend an expunction.
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