Professional
legal advice
for $99.

Avvo Instant
Talk to a lawyer

It is possible to seal or expunge a first-time DUI arrest record if the charge was dropped?

I pled "Nolo Contendre", and the charged was dropped after I accepted a "Reckless Driving" charge and conviction in its place.

Tampa, FL -

Attorney Answers (4)

William David Umansky

William David Umansky

DUI / DWI Attorney - Orlando, FL
Answered

If you were convicted or adjudicated guilty of the Reckless in Florida, the answer is no unfortunately.

Please be advised that answering your questions does not establish an attorney-client relationship with myself or... more
Matthew Phillip Konecky

Matthew Phillip Konecky

DUI / DWI Attorney - West Palm Beach, FL
Answered

If you plead no contest to Reckless Driving and the Judge Withheld Adjudication and you have no other criminal record, you may be eligible to have your record sealed. Contact an attorney in your area to assist with this process.

Jonathan Burton Blecher

Jonathan Burton Blecher

DUI / DWI Attorney - Miami, FL
Answered

This is another repeat question. You can't ever get a conviction sealed or expunged. Ever.

Every case and situation is different and vary greatly depending on specific facts. My posts are not to be... more
Majid Vasigh

Majid Vasigh

DUI / DWI Attorney - Tampa, FL
Answered

No.

Related Advice

Questions? An attorney can help.

Ask a Question
Free & anonymous.
Find a Lawyer
Free. No commitment.