How Long Does a Misdemeanor Stay on Your Record?
A misdemeanor might be considered a minor criminal offense compared to a felony charge, but it is a criminal offense. If you are convicted of a misdemeanor, the misdemeanor remains on your criminal record for the rest of your life, unless the court expunges the offense. According to the California Attorney General’s Office, the Department… read moreRead More
How Long Does a Felony Stay on Your Record in Los Angeles?
If you’ve been convicted of a felony in Los Angeles, that will remain on your criminal record indefinitely. That is, unless, you file a petition to have your conviction expunged. Certain felonies in California can be expunged – or removed – from your record. However, there are certain limits regarding when you can initiate the… read moreRead More
Criminal Record Expungement in California
An expungement is essentially a court process that removes a criminal conviction from your record. Some people with criminal histories may not be aware that their criminal record is eligible for expungement, but expunging your record if possible can open up new professional, personal, and educational opportunities. A criminal record may affect a person’s ability… read moreRead More
Los Angeles Criminal Expungements
The term expungement refers to the process by which you clean your criminal record. An expunction is a request that the court reopen your criminal case, withdraw the plea or guilty conviction, dismiss the charges and re-close the case without the conviction on your record. Essentially it removes the conviction from your record. Not all… read moreRead More