EXPUNGEMENTS - Tuscaloosa Expungement Attorney
NEFF’S TOP TEN QUESTIONS FOR EXPUNGEMENT
1. Can I get my record expunged if I have a felony?
Anyone charged with a non-violent felony. A petition must be filed in circuit court in the county where charges were filed. This can be done in the following circumstances:
2. Can I get my record expunged if I have a misdemeanor ?
Anyone charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense, a violation, a traffic violation, or a municipal ordinance violation. A petition must be filed in circuit court in the county where charges were filed. This can be done in the following circumstances:
3. How can I go about getting my arrest removed from my permanent record?
2. The District Attorney and the victim have 45 days to file a WRITTEN objection to granting of the petition. After the 45 days with no objection, the District Attorney is deemed to have waived the objection.
3. The District Attorney must serve you or your attorney a copy of the written objection.
4. Does the District Attorney have to agree for my charges to be expunged?
5. What does this mean if it is granted?
6. What can I tell potential employers?
7. What does “record(s)” mean?
Arrest records, booking or arrest photographs of the petitioner, index references such as the State Judicial Information System or any other governmental index references for public records search, or other data—whether in documentary or electronic form—relating to the arrest or charge.
8. What if the I have restitution or court costs outstanding?
No order of expungement shall be granted unless all terms and conditions, including restitution, are satisfied and paid in full, including interest, to any victim, or the Alabama Crime Victim’s Compensation Commission, as well as court costs, fines, or statutory fees ordered by the sentencing court to have been paid, absent a finding of indigence by the court.
9. What if I lost my right to possess a firearm, but the record was expunged?
Expungement does NOT entitle an individual to ship, transport, possess, or receive a firearm. They still have to go through the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
10. Can I have my mug shot removed from mugshots.com, jailbase.com, etc?
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