Philadelphia, PA asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Hello, I currently have a misdemeanor for simple assault in 2015. In need of expungement


I currently have a misdemeanor for simple assault in 2015, my first year of college. In order to continue grad school for social work I'm in need of guidance and assistance with expungement, petition sealing, automated sealing or pardon.

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Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Pottsville, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You may be eligible to petition to have the record sealed, but it will depend on the grading of the offense and the rest of your criminal history (if you have any). You won't be eligible for expungement or automatic sealing given the nature of the offense. Reach out to an attorney for more information. Most of us will provide a free consultation. Best of luck!

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