If a Misdemeanor case was dismissed without Pre trail, Will it still show up in court records? This is for background check for employment. Please kindly help.
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Yes, in Texas an arrest will begin to show up on background checks. If it was dismissed, the arrest itself would still show up, but would be listed with the Disposition: Dismissed.
You'll need to seek and Expunction to try and clear the arrest/dismissal from showing up.
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The arrest should show up until you get it expunged. Try the FIND A LAWYER tab above on this website, and find a local criminal attorney who does Expunctions/Expungements so this whole ordeal can be "erased" from your criminal history. It seems Attorney Keates may be a good place to start.
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