I discovered that this charge was a guilty conviction because of a pre-employment background check. I disclosed an OMVI charge (I knew this was a guilty conviction) but didn't include a related falsification charge as I thought it was dismissed. I have an appointment with HR soon and they are expecting a dismissal letter which I cannot provide right now. I've tried several times to reach the attorney that represented me in this case to no avail. I am eligible for an expungement and have begun the process for this but is there anything I can do to prevent the employer from withdrawing their offer?
Very unlikely. I'm not casting aspersions, but you lid on your job application. You concealed a bad fact that you thought would prevent you from getting hired. A lot of people do things like this, but when you get caught, the cover up is usually worse than the crime. See if you can explain yourself to HR and talk your way back into the job. Then you should get hustling on getting your record expunged so that this does not happen again.
Not sure what you can do about this problem, but it would be in your best interest to hire a lawyer to help you seal (similar to expungement) of the dismissed criminal case of falsification. This is assuming that the charge was under Title 29, I'm not if you can seal a dismissed charge issued under Title 45. An experienced lawyer will be able to spend an hour of research to answer this unknown.
Your employer can withdraw the offer if it wants to do so. You can give yourself a better chance by telling the truth: you mistakenly believed the charge had been dismissed. Then, get the conviction expunged if you can.
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