Expungement Attorney in Los Angeles
What is Expungement?
Expungement is the process of having any convictions or arrests removed from public records so that they no longer appear on someone's record. However, law enforcement will still have access to someone's criminal history, even after an expungement. A knowledgeable
Los Angeles Expungement attorney can assist in having an arrest or conviction expunged if your case meets certain legal standards. Some of these criteria include:
Met Probation criteria
Obey all issued court orders
No subsequent criminal offenses
Expungement must be petitioned for and approved by the court. Because arrests and convictions can remain on public record and negatively impact your future, many people seek to have these records expunged. Some reasons for wanting charges expunged are due to the negative effects it can create on your future employment, educational possibilities, housing options, immigration status and the ability to obtain loans.
What are some specific situations where this can help you? If you have a conviction on your record, you will not be able to obtain certain jobs, such as police officer, teacher, child care provider, and others. Many landlords checking credit and seeing you have a record will likely not want to rent to you, reducing your options on where you live. And if you are an immigrant, any past convictions on your record can come up at any time, even during a police traffic stop. Why risk your immigration status when these records can be expunged.
Experienced Los Angeles Expungement Lawyer
At the Law Offices of Carlos Barrios, we are an experienced criminal defense law firm that has been assisting clients throughout Southern California with expungement and other immigration matters. Especially for our immigrant friends, removing negative marks on your public record are very important to your future immigration status. Our dedicated lawyers will do everything possible to make sure you receive the attention and skilled legal counsel you deserve. Call us for your free evaluation.
Contact Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
from the Law Offices of the Law Offices of Carlos Barrios
for assistance in expunging your criminal record.