Over 100 Not Guilty Verdicts At Trial | Over 2,000 Dismissals

* Statistics Verified by County Clerk of Court Documents

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Category: Seal or Expunge Criminal Record

How Do I Know if I have a Criminal Record?

September 12, 2018 Criminal Defense, Seal or Expunge Criminal Record background check, criminal defense, criminal record

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“How do I know if I have a record?  I got arrested once and they dropped the case so I don’t have a record . . . right?”   Answer: WRONG.  The only way to truly know whether YOU have a record is to contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement through the Federal Crime Information Center (run by the FBI …

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The Myth of Expungement

September 5, 2017 Seal or Expunge Criminal Record

The Myth of Expungement

Expungement, or Sealing of a record, is commonly musunderstood by unknowing students and parents, “the case was dropped, it’s off my/your/his/her record” The Myth of expungement in Florida revolves, in part, around programs like “diversion”, “Pre-Trial Intervention”, “my case was dropped” or “No Information” and any other term or coined phrase that indicates a favorable disposition of an arrest (including …

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