If you have been arrested and charged with a crime in the past, even if you are not convicted or found guilty, that police record can follow you for the rest of your life. Even minor criminal charges on you can greatly affect your opportunities of employment, licensing, accommodation and your social life. A Florida Expungement provision of the law in Florida can help eliminate that record that has been following you and help give you some peace of mind.
If you move an Florida Expungement petition in the court, please know that it is not an overnight process. The average time period taken by the court on these cases is 5 to 7 months. An eligibility certificate from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is needed before moving such a petition to the court. If an Expungement is successful, later the case can only be accessed only by certain organizations such as the Florida Bar, Law Enforcement, Florida Board of Education, Florida Department of Children and Families, etc.
The Judiciary will review every case closely before issuing a Florida Expungement of your record. So, one has to be very sure about the legal aspects of the case. The help of a good lawyer will always benefit you in handling these cases. In Florida, there are numerous experienced legal firms which can help you in Expungement cases.
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