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Can a felony dui be sealed or expunged when there was a death involved?

Louisville, KY |

Underage drinker (19), wrecked car, passenger died, sentenced to 5 years probation. Can' find job due to felony charge. Any possibility of records being sealed or expunged?

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The answer is going to depend upon your state's laws reqarding DUI and sealing & expunction. For example, in Florida there is a requirement that every DUI conviction has to have an adjudication of guilt. That means that no DUI can be sealed, since Florida's sealing & expunction statutes do not permit any charge which was adjudicated to be sealed or expunged ever. Consult an attorney in your state to see if it might be different there.