Q: In Georgia 2010 I was charged and convicted for possessing ten dollars worth of cocaine. Can i get the charge expunged?
I want my gun rights back.
A: As a general rule, convictions cannot be expunged in Georgia. Of course, there are some exceptions whereby the defendant may be allowed to withdraw a plea and be resentenced as a first offender or under the conditional discharge statute, if he or she was eligible to do so when the plea/conviction was submitted. Again, the aforementioned example is an exception to the general rule.
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