I was arrested in back in the early 1980 and charge me with assaulting a officer which back then had no way to defend myself except with a
P D. which back then they went in the judges chambers and plea it out.
got probation and fines and a felony record. was wondering if this could be
So long as you have not had any other criminal convictions or probation sentences, you would qualify as a first time offender, making you eligible for expungement.
Given the age of the case, and assuming you have no other convictions, you should be eligible for expungement. Consult with an attorney about making that happen.
The response I have provided is general in nature, and does not create an attorney-client relationship. My practice is based in Rhode Island, and the law and practice in other states or jurisdictions may be different.
It would seem like you should qualify if you haven't had any subsequent contacts. Meet with your local attorney to have them assist and appear for you after filing the necessary motions with the court.
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