January 27, 2016
With one of the broadest - and most confusing - laws in the country, there are a variety of ways to qualify to seal or expunge your record in Illinois. It is also unique in that it allows a number of felony convictions to be sealed from your record. Learn about whether or not you qualify.
December 14, 2015
Arizona's booking policy had issues for the last 7-8 years, but if the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission's new set of procedures go statewide, situations like we have now won't happen again. Dozens of first-offenders in Arizona have spent time in jail or prison and been released with no criminal record whatsoever.
January 22, 2016
Missouri is one of the more restrictive states when it comes to expunging criminal records. They allow you to expunge convictions, but the list is only 12 charges long. It also has a unique quirk in that you can expunge as many charges as qualify, but you can only do it once per court in your entire life.
December 9, 2015
As one of the toughest states in which to seal or purge your records, Alaska has a strict standard. Making yourself fully aware of the requirements and procedure involved will be key to make sure you do it successfully. Alaska hasn't passed double digits in years, so be prepared for a tough road ahead.
April 18, 2016
While Florida seems like it is friendly because of the fact a large number of misdemeanors and felonies qualify - it comes with a very strict catch. You can never have had a conviction for any criminal offense in your entire life and you can only seal or expunge one record in your entire life. Don't get caught off guard.
December 15, 2015
Arkansas is one of the few states to mention in their state law that they recognized how hard the law was for people to understand. In 2013, they did a complete revamp of the law that established how you can seal your criminal record, and they continue to update it in order to make it easier to understand. We help you understand in our breakdown.
December 8, 2015
As one of the latest states to pass an expungement law, Alabama has more people that qualify than other states. But being that they are so new, it also means that many of those who qualify are completely unaware. To that end, we've gone through the statute line by line to break it down for you.