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Will my charges show up on a background check if my case was dismissed through the DEJ program?

Fontana, CA |

i was charged a felony of second degree commercial burglary and took a few classes and my lawyer said it was dismissed. Now he tells me i can say on job applications i have never been convicted of a crime but ive applied to a few jobs and feel they can see it on a background check i would like to know what will they see if the jobs im applying for see anything at all. also if i do a live scan am im still clear or not. please looking for answers not, i don't want to consult my lawyer again or anything like that.

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Even though dismissed, the arrest and charge can show up.


Order your own LiveScan and see what's there. It's cheap, fast, reliable. Why guess about this?

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Here is a link with instructions on how to request your criminal history through the CA Department of Justice.

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