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Expunge Your West Virginia Record. Over 100 Criminal Offenses Expunged.

A criminal record can impact the rest of your life. It can prevent you from holding certain jobs, obtaining licenses, finding a place to live, getting credit or a loan, or being accepted into certain schools and colleges. A criminal record can also have a negative impact on your social life and standing in the community.

Even if a criminal charge is dismissed or dropped, arrest records and case information can still remain on an individual’s criminal record. This information is visible on a basic background check. Employers, lenders, landlords, and institutions can access your criminal record and often perform background checks.

Am I Eligible for Expungement?

At The Moore Law Firm, we know that people make mistakes. Simply because a person has been charged or convicted of a crime does not make them a bad person. Those past mistakes should not follow you for the rest of your life. We have helped many people over the years expunge their criminal records.

There are many benefits to an expungement. Our criminal defense attorneys are here to answer your questions and represent you from start to finish with your expungement.

Depending on the type of charge or conviction, you may be eligible to have your criminal record expunged. Numerous crimes are eligible for expungement, including:

Can a Felony Be Expunged in West Virginia?

According to West Virginia Code §61-11-26, only non-violent felony convictions are eligible for expungement. A person can petition the court to expunge a non-violent felony conviction five years after completing their sentence and supervision in the circuit court where the conviction occurred.

Can a Misdemeanor be Expunged in West Virginia?

In West Virginia, a misdemeanor can be expunged under certain circumstances. An individual can petition for an expungement one year after the completion of any incarceration or supervision for a single misdemeanor conviction. For multiple misdemeanor convictions, the wait time between the completion of the sentencing and when you qualify for expungement is two years.

In some circumstances, however, individuals may not be eligible to have their misdemeanors expunged from their criminal history. Some misdemeanor charges, such as driving under the influence and sex crime offenses, do not qualify for expungement. It is important to understand all the requirements and restrictions associated with attempting to have a misdemeanor expunged in West Virginia before filing any paperwork. An experienced West Virginia expungement attorney can help you navigate these laws and review your case to determine if you are eligible to have your record cleared.

Work with a West Virginia Expungement Lawyer Today

A criminal record expungement can erase an embarrassing past. It opens the door to better jobs and educational opportunities. An expungement also removes the stigma of being labeled as a criminal.

Our attorneys will quickly inform you if you are eligible for an expungement. There is no charge for an initial consultation to discuss whether you are eligible. We will explain the process, assist in gathering the necessary information, and then take the necessary steps to have a petition filed with the appropriate court.

For more information about an expungement, you can review our Expungement Frequently Asked Questions page or contact one of our experienced expungement attorneys today.

Call (304) 521-2451now or contact The Moore Law Firm, PLLC onlineto get started on your consultation with our team. 

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At The Moore Law Firm, PLLC, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "He constantly reminded me not to worry about anything."
    Jared was wonderful in resolving my case. He was professional, kind and very reassuring during the whole process.
    Cathy
    "Jared goes above and beyond to make sure his clients are taking care of."
    Jared always kept the line of communication open and was very responsive if I had any questions.
    Jason
    "No stone left unturned."
    Jared Moore was more than helpful during the whole process and went out of his way to make sure I not only knew what to expect at each step but also made sure all bases were covered.
    Jacob
    "You can’t go wrong hiring Jared!!"
    Despite an impossible prosecutor, as well as missing/lost evidence, Mr. Moore aggressively and diligently sorted it all out
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