After having a record sealed is it true I can state I have never been arrested?

Is it legal for any agency to display all or part of my past criminal record?

Clearwater, FL -

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Mitchell Paul Goldstein

Mitchell Paul Goldstein

Privacy Attorney - Glen Allen, VA
Answered

No. That would be lying. If you have a record, you have a record. If it were to be expunged, then it is as if the arrest/conviction never happened. Your record can be unsealed, but it would take a court order to do so.

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