If an individual accepted a plea bargain of common law robbery, can that individual seek an expungment at any point in time?

No prior convictions, no convictions since occurrence, and 13 years has passed.

Stanley, NC -

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Lloyd T. Kelso

Lloyd T. Kelso

Family Law Attorney - Gastonia, NC
Answered

Guilty pleas are generally not allowed to be expunged. Some criminal lawyers can reopen a case and change the plea and maybe get the prosecution deferred. Check with a local criminal law attorney.

The author of this opinion is licensed only in the states of NC, SC and TN.
Matthew Vernon Silva

Matthew Vernon Silva

Criminal Defense Attorney - Jacksonville, NC
Answered

It depends on the State. If you are talking about a conviction in North Carolina, you cannot have it expunged unless you can get an ADA to agree to a MAR.

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