Expungements in Missouri: The law, the process and the hurdles. Mistakes happen, people change, and Missouri law may help.
“It's been several years since I pleaded guilty to a case. I am trying to get a new job. Can I get my case expunged?” This is a common question that I hear from people who made mistakes decades ago. Life happens, people change, and job opportunities are too important to cross your fingers, hold your breath and hope an old case flies under the radar. The answer should not surprise anyone who has ever talked to a lawyer; "it depends." So, let's add some facts, law and get into the nitty gritty.