How much does it cost to get a misdemeanor expunged off of your record that happened in 2008?, Do I need a lawyer present?

Asked about 2 years ago - Petersburg, VA

The misdemeanor is for petit larceny and what is the minimum years for you to get it expunged

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  1. Nicole Holls Naum


    Contributor Level 9


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    Answered . You need to explain what happened in 2008. If you plead guilty or were found guilty, it will not be possible to get an expungement, with or without an attorney. Expungement in VA is a question of whether you were actually innocent of the offense.
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  2. Michael David Thomas


    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . Convictions cannot be expunged

  3. Susan Elizabeth Philbrick Allen

    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . There is no minimum waiting period to petition for an expungement. If the charge was nolle prossed or you were found not guilty, you are eligible. Dismissal of the charge may be eligible for expungement.

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  4. Loren M. Dickstein


    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . Sounds like an expungement in VA is difficult. I suggest you consult with an attorney there and see if you have any options.

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