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Sandi Pellikaan

Portland Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Expungement of Class C Felony (& Class A Misdemeanor)

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Sandi Pellikaan
    2. Joshua Pond
    2 lawyer answers

    Unfortunately, neither the felony nor the misdemeanor is eligible for expungement until 2016, even though they stem from the same criminal episode. The expungement statute is very clear on this issue. However, you will be able to expunge both convictions (with one motion and one filing fee) in 2016.

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  2. I am applying for a job that does a criminal background check

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Jeffrey A Turnoy
    2. Jordon Huppert
    3. Sandi Pellikaan
    3 lawyer answers

    If you pled guilty or no contest the charge, or if a judge or jury found you guilty of the charge following a trial, then you would answer "yes"-you have been convicted of a misdemeanor. You may be eligible to have this misdemeanor expunged from your record. Once the case is expunged, you may truthfully state that you have not been convicted of a crime. You should consult with a lawyer to find out if you qualify to have the record expunged. My office specializes in expungements, and I would...