Ponca City, OK asked in Criminal Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma

Q: In 2016, i was sentenced to a 5 year suspended sentence in oklahoma. The 5 years expired in 2021. What are my options

1 Lawyer Answer
David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta PRO label
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If you are posting this question to find out what you can do have the records expunged, you will first need to apply for a pardon or wait. Assuming you conviction was for a non-violent crime, you will likely qualify to have the records expunged five years after your sentence ended (so in 2026). However, if granted a pardon, you can petition to have your records expunged once the pardon is granted. I recommend you speak to an experienced expungement attorney to talk about your options in getting the records expunged.

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