If you have been convicted of a crime in the past, you may be able to clear your criminal record. An experienced criminal expungement lawyer can have your record cleared. Sue Sahami, a criminal defense attorney and an expungement lawyer in Orange County CA, has been successful in expunging many of her clients’ criminal history, allowing them to have a new beginning.
What exactly does having my record expunged mean?
In plain English, it means that the Judge will allow you to withdraw your guilty plea on your old criminal case and enter a NOT GUILTY plea in its place. Then, the judge will DISMISS the CHARGES against you. The case is then closed.
The reasons you should expunge your criminal record is:
Most Job Applications and promotions require a background check. Once you expunge your record, you do not need to list any minor or major crimes on your application. This is particularly important in obtaining and state Licensing jobs.