Written by attorney Lindsey Duane Haugen

A Clean Slate: Your Guide to Sealing Criminal Convictions in North Dakota

North Dakota has finally passed a law for people to seal prior misdemeanor and felony convictions in certain circumstances. This is a big step forward for people to move past their criminal past and move on with their lives, though it is not a guarantee that all of their past criminal offenses will be washed away. No petition is guaranteed to be granted, but this change will allow a person to make the attempt to move forward towards a brighter future if he or she can show true rehabilitation and remorse for past crimes. What is the best way to achieve this? Seek out an experienced criminal defense attorney in North Dakota that can help you draft a well written petition to seal that criminal record!

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