I am being charged with c-Misdemeanor Surrounding States in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. this is my first offense with being charged ever with drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania. will this be on my police record forever and will this have any affect on me when I am searching for a job? is there any way that I can go about it getting expunged so it will not have any affect when trying to get a job?
Small amt. Is a misdemeanor and not expungable. However, you are eligible for a first time offender program which will result in expungement if you complete the 12 month probation term and pay the costs.
Yes, unless you are able to get an alternative disposition that will protect your record. This appears very possible, given your history and the nature of the offense.
This is not intended as individual legal advice and there is no attorney client relationship established by this answer. It is advisable that you seek individualized legal assistance. This is not a substitute for hiring an attorney.
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