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How long does a felony stay on your record

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how long does a felony stay on your record

I was found guilty of a felony about 21 years ago it was sexual harassment by communication I did not serve time and I was on probation fpr one year. I am now sixity years and have never been in trouble since. Is this still on my record. If someone searchs my background how far back do they go. Thank you

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It'll be there until you die unless you take steps to clean it up. Some felonies can be expunged; others cannot. Consult a WA criminal attorney to see how to initiate this procedure.


Mr. Kaman is correct. Certain felonies in WA. can be removed, while others cannot. There is a link to a Legal Guide below. This should provide some insight on the process and exclusions.

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