Don’t Let Your Criminal Record Follow You Forever!
At Worth, PA, we represent people throughout the entire State of Florida who are seeking to obtain an “expungement” or “sealing” of their Florida criminal record. Quite often, a past criminal history can have a negative impact on your life, many times hindering and even removing the ability to obtain employment or advance a career, receive scholarships or grants, or even gain acceptance into a university or graduate program. Bottom line – a past criminal record can negatively impact a person’s ability maintain a normal life, earn a livelihood and support themselves and their loved ones. A Florida Expungement of your criminal record can help change all of this.
In Florida, both expungement and record sealing is available to any individual who wants to remove their criminal records from public views. If you were found innocent at trial, had charges against you dropped, or received a deferred adjudication, you may be eligible to have your record sealed or expunged.
Florida Expunge Criminal Record – Expungement of Your Florida Arrest Record
The law in Florida states that an arrest record can be expunged, which means that the record of your arrest is closed to the public. Once you have successfully obtained an expungement in Florida, your arrest record is destroyed so that any government or public agency cannot see your record.
Florida Record Sealing – Sealing of Your Florida Arrest Record
In Florida, if the court withheld adjudication after an arrest or you were acquitted after a criminal trial, you may be eligible to have your criminal record sealed. This means that your criminal record will essentially be invisible from public view and you can honestly answer that you have not been convicted of a crime on employment applications.
With the advent of the Internet and with concerns for safety becoming more prevalent in today’s society, your criminal background is at the fingertips of individuals and potential employers and is an important consideration by many. Whether it was a mistake that happened ten (10) to fifteen (15) years ago, or an offense that happened when you were much younger, your prior criminal history can follow you for a lifetime. With almost all employers requiring extensive criminal background checks, your past can seriously interfere with your ability to move forward in life. A Florida Expungement can help eliminate these worries and allow you to move forward with peace of mind.
Our law firm receives inquires every day from honest individuals who would like to know what they can do to remove a negative criminal history from their record. We proudly assist anyone who qualifies for a Florida Expungement achieve the fresh start they deserve. You don’t have to be embarrassed or subjected to rejection because of a simple background screening. There are a wide variety of criminal offenses that can be expunged or sealed from your record. By working with you to obtain an expungement or sealing of your prior criminal record, we can help you move forward without the threat of your past coming back to haunt you.
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