August 29, 2016
In an effort to bring real change to the way in which Florida treats people with criminal records, Expeal is hosting a free expungement and voter registration fair. Not only will Expeal help clear records, but we will also register people to vote in the upcoming elections.
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 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.
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.
January 23, 2016
For an overview of what it takes to seal or expunge your record in Florida, nothing beats an Expeal Quick Guide. As one of the best states in terms of providing free resources, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and our summary will make the process easy.
December 14, 2015
Arizona doesn't allow for a complete removal of your criminal history, but it is one of the only ones that allows convictions that result in probation or prison time, to be set aside and dismissed. It is also one of the few that allows a person to have their civil rights restored for both state and federal crimes.
November 24, 2015
What exactly does expunging or sealing a criminal record actually mean? What about restricting a record or getting a pardon? Every state has a different procedure in place, even if they use the same words as other states. Becoming familiar with the meanings behind these terms helps you know what to expect in your case.
February 25, 2017
Your digital footprint is made up of your public records, third-party content, and your social media profiles. Using our guide, Expeal, and RecordSweeper, together, you'll be able to create a pristine and professional online reputation, helping you get a better job, housing, and other life opportunities.
January 28, 2016
Though the legislators tried to make it easy, they could have probably done a better job. One of the more expansive laws is in Illinois - but it is also one of the harder ones to understand. Our Expeal Quick Guide gives you the breakdown necessary to actually use it to seal or expunge your record.
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.
October 20, 2015
Perhaps the greatest moment of your life has arisen - your release date. It can be an overwhelming time, full of different emotions - both good and bad. It is important to keep yourself in check and do 10 things to get your life back and make sure you stay out, for good.