Craig Parker Law Attorney, Lawyer Craig Parker, Richmond In.

  Wednesday October 18 2017  
Attorney Craig Parker

Craig C. Parker • Parker Law LLC

EXPUNGEMENTS:

In 2013, Indiana passed legislation allowing individuals to expunge their criminal record, provided they qualify under the statute. Since the passage of this new law, Parker Law LLC has helped numerous people wipe their record clean, leading to new job opportunities for many. We will obtain your criminal history and carefully examine it to determine if you qualify to have your record expunged.

Once an arrest or conviction record has been sealed or expunged, it is unlawful for any person or business to suspend, expel, refuse to employ, refuse to admit, refuse to license, or otherwise discriminate against the person arrested or convicted.

Arrest without Conviction: (i.e. Arrested and Never Charged, Found Not Guilty, Overturned on Appeal) Persons arrested without a resulting conviction, or if the conviction was vacated on appeal, may petition the court to seal records of the arrest one (1) year after the date of the arrest or one (1) year after the date of the opinion vacating the conviction becomes final To successfully seal arrest records, a person cannot have pending charges

Misdemeanor Convictions:

Persons with misdemeanor convictions may petition the court to expunge their conviction records once five (5) years have elapsed from the date of the conviction
Persons may seek expungement of conviction records before five (5) years have elapsed if the prosecutor consents in writing

To obtain expungement of misdemeanor convictions a person:
Cannot have pending charges
Cannot have an existing or pending driver's license suspension
Must successfully complete the person's sentence and satisfy all other obligations placed on the person as part of the sentence
Must not have been convicted of a crime within the previous five (5) years

Felony Convictions:

So long as a person is not considered by law to be:
   
A sex or violent offender
A person convicted of official misconduct; or
A person convicted of Homicide
Human and Sexual Trafficking; or
A sex crime
Persons may petition the court to expunge felony conviction records after either eight (8) or ten (10) years depending on the type of felony conviction

To obtain expungement of felony convictions a person:
   
Cannot have pending charges
Cannot have an existing or pending driver's license suspension
Must successfully complete the person's sentence and satisfy all other obligations placed on the person as part of the sentence
Must not have been convicted of a crime within the previous eight (8) or ten (10) years depending on the type of felony conviction
In some instances, the person may be required to obtain the written consent of the prosecuting attorney before the court may expunge felony conviction records

Contact us today to schedule a consultation to expunge your criminal record.

Please call with any questions (765)-373-8065

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