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I am charged with a felony for shoplifting when i was 16. Can i get this felony of my record? and if so how?

Oakland, CA |

And will colleges be able to see my felony after i get it removed?

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  1. If you are 18'then you should seal the record. If sealed, then colleges are not likely to see it. Good luck.

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  2. Strictly speaking, if it was a felony, you were charged with commercial burglary. You can get your juvenile record sealed when you turn 18, have served out the sentence, paid any money owed to the court, and completed any classes etc. ordered by the court.


  3. Since you were a juvenile you can get record sealed .

    ANDREW ROBERTS CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE ATTORNEY

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