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Expungement Archives

Expungement of Criminal Records might be expanded in Pennsylvania

Good news has come out recently for individuals that have been accused or convicted in the past of committing crimes in the state of Pennsylvania. The expungement of criminal records might be expanded in Pennsylvania.  A bill has been brought up for debate in the Pennsylvania legislature that would cause for a significant expansion of the right of criminal defendants to have their criminal records expunged. If adopted by the Pennsylvania legislature and accepted by the Governor, then individuals who have been convicted of committing non- violent  Read about Violent Crime charges here misdemeanors of the second and third degree can petition a court of common pleas judge to have their convictions for these crimes expunged.

Hearings for Expungements in Pennsylvania

When someone files a petition for expungement in Pennsylvania, there is a specific procedure which occurs next: The Commonwealth reviews the expungement petition and has an opportunity to either agree to the petition for expungement or object to the petition for expungement.

Expungement for Summary Offenses in Pennsylvania (non-Underage Drinking Convictions)

Those who have been convicted of a summary offense are eligible to have that conviction expunged from their criminal history.  In cases where an individual has been convicted of a non-underage drinking summary offense, the person is eligible for expungement:

Expungements for Underage Drinking Convictions

A number of potential clients often inquire about the expungement process.  A person may expunge his criminal history in a number of situations.  This entry will deal specifically with those potential clients who have been previously convicted of the summary offense of underage drinking.  

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