Q: I have 2 misdemeanors showing on my record from 2014. Can I get them exponged?
A: Possibly, but most convictions are not. You will need to get copies of the actual Warrants/Judgments. Hire an attorney to see if they are subject to Expungement.
A: The answer depends on the disposition of the case and which misdemeanors were committed. Some misdemeanors are not eligible to be expunged, such as a DUI, but the majority of misdemeanors are expungeable. The legislature amended the expungement statute years ago to allow individuals to expunge up to 2 prior convictions with different arrest dates. Any charges that were dismissed are eligible to be expunged but unfortunately stay on your record as a dismissal until you file a motion for their expungement. DIscuss your specific convictions with an attorney to see if they are qualifying misdemeanors for expungement. Good luck
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