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Criminal Record Expungement in Pennsylvania

April 18, 2013 General

Have you been convicted of a DUI or disorderly conduct or harassment? Were you convicted of an offense as a juvenile? Has your record caused you problems or are you concerned that it might?

The State of Pennsylvania has recently passed laws that allow convicted offenders of several comparatively minor crimes to have their criminal records expunged, which is the legal term for cleared.

Once a record is expunged, you no longer have to answer “yes” to criminal conviction questions on job applications, and schools and landlords will no longer pull up arrest and conviction sheets in criminal history checks.

If you have questions about criminal record expungement in Pennsylvania, contact the criminal defense and expungement attorneys of Barnard, Mezzanotte, Pinnie, Seelaus & Kraft LLP in Media, Pennsylvania.

The attorneys of Barnard, Mezzanotte, Pinnie, Seelaus & Kraft LLP each have more than 20 years of legal experience and can provide immediate answers and assistance regarding criminal record expungement. Do you have questions regarding:

  • How long you need to wait following a conviction to request an expungement?
  • How probationary periods affect juveniles’ rights regarding expungement?
  • Whether there is a waiting period following a summary conviction.
  • Whether you can seek an expungement if you were placed in the ARD first offenders program?

We offer free initial consultations and can quickly determine the advisability of pursuing an expungement in Pennsylvania. To contact Barnard, Mezzanotte, Pinnie, Seelaus & Kraft LLP, call 610-565-4055 or 302-594-4535.