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About two years ago, I was arrested for petty theft (penal code 484). My father hired an attorney, and the attorney told me she managed to reduce my charge to trespassing once I finish my one-year probation. She then also said that I can petition to dismiss it from my record. My father said that he would take care of the rest, so I never bothered to follow up. Now that I am trying to find a job, I'm not sure whether to disclose I have been convicted of a misdemeanor or not. My father passed away a year ago, and I have no way of contacting the defense attorney we hired. Since it has been a year since my probation ended, does that mean my record automatically shows up as trespassing? Or is there some procedure for that as well? How can I go about doing a criminal background check on my self?The petition was never filed as I have already mentioned that my father passed away before the year probation ended, and I had no way of contacting the defense attorney we hired. I read that I could still petition for a dismissal without an attorney and have found the Petition for Relief form online. The main question though is what I would be petitioning for since I am unsure if it is Petty Theft or Trespassing that is showing up on my records?