I work in community mental health and trying to help my clients with getting their record sealed or expunged as it limits their chances of finding work or shelter. They are really trying to make good choices and turn their lives around. It has been several years for the 2 I'm thinking about. The one was young and forced by gun to be the get away driver.
State laws vary significantly with respect to expungements, and I can only speak to NJ & PA expungements, but a lawyer from your state should chime in
Not enough info given in your question. An attorney would need to know the persons criminal history, what and when. Different level offenses require different waiting times before a person may file an expungement.
I regularly handle expungements in the State of Indiana and like the other attorneys have mentioned more information is required. For example, were the offenses committed in Indiana or Michigan? What were the offenses? Were they major felonies? These are just a few answers an attorney will need to know. Contacting a criminal defense attorney is your best bet.
I regularly handle expungements in my practice near Auburn, IN. As the others have stated, more information is required but it certainly is a possibility now if your clients meet certain criteria. Indiana's new expungement laws can give someone a second chance and move beyond the mistakes of their past.
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