I currently live in Morgan county, Al. I was arrested in Madison County, Al on 8 July, 09 for possession of marijuana 2nd degree and unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance 1st degree. On Apr 16, 2010 was the pretrial hearing. The charges were dropped and I received a letter from my attorney saying the charges for both counts had been nolle prose qui. I am still having trouble finding a job because of the arrest record. Is there anyway to have this expunged from my record seeing as how they didn't want to prosecute?
After doing some research I'm aware Alabama has no expungement law currently on the books, can this be sealed then?
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
There is no expungement in Alabama.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
You are correct. There is not currently an expungement law in Alabama. A bill is usually submitted in the legislature every year, but it seems to die in committee every year. There is currently no method by which those records could be sealed either.
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