I have a dismissed case on my record for Disorderly Conduct that occurred when I was a Freshman in college (5 years ago). It recently came up on a background check (my offer was subsequently revoked) so I'm looking into expungement. However, I heard that it's possible for employers to see that something was expunged, which can be worse than simply seeing a case was dismissed.
Is this true? What are my best options?
Case was dismissed after successful pre-trial diversion program.
DUI / DWI Attorney
What do you mean by the case was dismissed? Was it nolle prossed? Was it dismissed outright? If your case was dismissed you can seek to have the record restricted. Once the record is restricted (expunged), if approved, only law enforcement should be able to see the restricted portion of the record (in theory there are some exceptions).
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