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CRIMINAL RECORDS & EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND SCREENINGS

One of the biggest fears people have about having a criminal arrest record is that it is open to the public’s view. From there, the immediate consequences that stem from having an arrested record made public are dire. For example, a single arrest record can affect a person’s employment stability. Whenever employers find out that […]

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CRIMINAL RECORDS

A criminal history record can be created in a series of different ways: The first and most popularly understood method for how a criminal record is created, is when a person is handcuffed and arrested by a law enforcement officer. The second most popularly understood method for how criminal records are created is when a […]

Lawfully denying arrests

LAWFULLY DENYING ARRESTS After a criminal arrest record is expunged or sealed, the record becomes non-public and hence designated as confidential. Consequently, if you were to be applying for a job (not listed below), you would have the legal right to deny or fail to admit that you were ever arrested for the expunged/sealed record […]

One expungement for life

Are all criminal history records (i.e., arrest records) capable of being expunged or sealed?   No. The first condition which may disqualify a person from receiving an expungement or sealing is if they’ve ever been convicted (i.e., adjudicated guilty) of any criminal offense or comparable ordinance violation in the State of Florida. This is true […]

Automatic expunction and sealing

Aren’t criminal history records deleted automatically if the charges in my case were dismissed, dropped, abandoned, no actioned, not prosecuted (i.e., nolle prosequi), or if I was found not guilty (i.e., acquitted)?   No. Even when your case is thrown out of court through any of the above-mentioned favorable dispositions, the only way for your […]

Creating arrest records

How are criminal history records created? You have a criminal history record in the State of Florida if you have ever: Been arrested and fingerprinted. Been issued a Notice to Appear in court. Been issued an indictment (also known as “true bill”). Had an information filed against you. Been issued some other charging document, requiring […]

ARREST RECORDS

Creating arrest records: How are criminal history records created? Automatic expunction and sealing: Aren’t criminal history records deleted automatically if the charges in my case were dismissed, dropped, abandoned, no actioned, not prosecuted, nolle prosequi, or I was found not guilty (i.e., acquitted)? What if I successfully completed Pre-Trial Diversion (PTD) or Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI), […]

24/7 access to client portal

24/7 access to client portal:   Erase the Case uses top of the line, cutting edge software to provide you with the best service we possibly can. Once you contract our services, we will provide you with a link to our client portal that will allow you to: Stay informed with live updates. Visually see […]

Confidentiality and privilege

Confidentiality and privilege:   The attorney-client confidentiality oath is the most sacred promise an attorney can make towards their clients. We live and breathe by this strict standard. We are here for you! To fight for you! To do good by you! To work for you! To bring you peace of mind! We are 100% […]