Clearing Your Record: Understanding Expungement in South Carolina

Expungement in South Carolina

Having a criminal record can make life challenging, from finding employment to securing housing. Fortunately, South Carolina law allows for expungement of certain criminal records. Expungement can give individuals a fresh start and a chance to move forward without the stigma of a criminal record. What is Expungement? Expungement is the process of erasing or…

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Everything you need to know about expungement in North Carolina

expungement in north carolina

Expungement is the process that seals or “erases” a conviction, charge, or arrest from public record. When an arrest or criminal conviction is expunged from a person’s record, they no longer have to disclose that information on an application for a job, apartment, or higher education. NC’s Second Chance Act: changes you need to know…

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Clients Ask: How Do I Remove a Dismissed Case From My Record in NC?

Expungement of Dismissed Case in NC

One question we often get from clients after getting their cases dismissed is, how will this affect my record? Will a background check reveal I was arrested? Will the charges show up when I go to rent property? The short answer is usually yes, the arrest and charges would still appear.  The follow up question,…

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North Carolina Expungement Law & What It Means For You

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This post was updated June 13, 2019. In 2017, Gov. Roy Cooper signed the North Carolina expungement law that made it easier for people to have their criminal record expunged if they have been convicted of and served time for nonviolent crimes and have proven they can stay out of trouble with the law. Criminal…

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