Arlington Expungement Lawyer
If you have been found guilty of any crime then you will have a criminal record. The process of expungement is a way to clean this record and effectively restart from scratch. Having a criminal record can detrimentally affect your life in many ways. Your ability to get certain employment, hold professional licenses, own a gun, rent property, or get finance will all be adversely affected. The process of expungement can remove these problems and allow you to live your life as if the offense had never happened.
There are variations in the law regarding possible expungement of your criminal record depending on what state you are in, these laws are subject to frequent change, and it is important that the lawyer you approach to help you in this matter is fully conversant with current legislation regarding this process. As previously noted the advantages of a record that is free of convictions and other matters cannot be denied, and the process of expungement can have many advantages to the way you live and your prospects in many areas.
Expungement is a complex process and anyone attempting to go through it, to be successful, will need legal help. In North Texas and Arlington area Mike Goolsby can help you in all matters of expungement of items from your criminal record. Certain items and criminal acts and categories of crime can never be removed from your record, and expungement is not possible in every case, Mike Goolsby and The Goolsby Law Firm can help you to understand if it is possible in your case, if it proves not to be there are other processes that can be employed and The Goolsby Law Firm can advise you of this as well.
Before petitioning the court to expunge your record of an item you must follow certain procedures, and also meet prescribed criteria. Items such as time limits, (which vary depending on the crime,) completely fulfilling the requirements of your original conviction, maintaining a clean record for a certain period of time, and other specific eligibility requirements all need to be fulfilled before petitioning the court in an expungement matter. The Goolsby Law Firm and attorney Mike Goolsby can inform you of the exact requirements in your case, and whether you meet them and are eligible for this process.
Expungement is not suitable for everyone. Certain criminal acts can never be removed from your record by this process. However, if it is not suitable for you there are other means you can use to help to improve your criminal history. At The Goolsby Law Firm we have experience in all the different methods that can be made use of in this area.
We all make mistakes and one mistake should not affect you for the rest of your life. The process of expungement allows you to virtually turn back the clock, and have a second chance. If you would like to discuss the possibility of using this procedure in your case contact The Goolsby Law Firm for a free consultation.