Expungement & Sealing of Criminal Records
An expungement or a sealing of your criminal record will make a difference on job applications. It is important your criminal case is evaluated to see if you qualify.
If you are trying to move on with your life, but your past is not letting you, the team at Mesic Law Firm, can help you get your life back by helping you get your criminal record sealed or expunged. Many people simply do not know that once they are arrested, the police report and court records are a public record. This means that anyone can go online or to the courthouse and see these documents. Even after your case is dismissed or a not guilty verdict, the record remains public!
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Generally, a person must have no prior convictions (i.e. adjudications of guilty) .
2. A person should have never applied for a sealing or expungement, previously. This means that if you have a Withhold of Adjudication, you may be able to seal your record.
To see if you qualify please call our office to discuss your particular situation.
Note: Florida Statute 943.059 lists offenses that cannot be sealed.
1. Must have no prior convictions.
2. The charge in question must be dropped, dismissed, Nolle prosequi (be unwilling to pursue, or no information filed. Call us to discuss your case, and we will help you determine if you qualify to apply for an expungment.