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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:
- Non-violent Felonies
- Drug Offenses
- Theft Crimes
- Alcohol Offenses
- Violent Misdemeanors
- Traffic Offenses
Can a Misdemeanor be Expunged?
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 an 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) 521-2451 now or contact The Moore Law Firm, PLLC online to get started on your consultation with our team.
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Case ResultsA Reputation for Success throughout West Virginia
Heavily covered by the media, a student was charged with Second Degree Sexual Assault. Attorney Jared T. Moore aggressively attacked the State’s case with voluminous pre-trial and suppression motions. The charge was dismissed with prejudice.
In a case that drew statewide attention, a gentleman was indicted for felony charges of Threatening to Commit a Terroristic Act and Conveying False Information of a Terroristic Act. Following a three-day trial, and destructive cross examinations of the prosecution’s key witnesses, the jury acquitted the gentleman on all charges.
Despite overwhelming evidence – including a full confession – Jared T. Moore got a substantial part of the State’s evidence thrown out at a suppression hearing based upon an illegal traffic stop. The prosecutor dismissed the felony offense of Manufacturing a Controlled Substance (Marijuana).
Former office worker was indicted for embezzling over $90,000.00 from a local business. After filing a surprise suppression motion, Jared T. Moore’s plea negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a deferred plea to a misdemeanor.
Client was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver after drugs, a large amount of cash, cells phone, and digital scales were seized during a traffic stop. Jared T. Moore filed a suppression motion that raised a novel issue of law under the Fourth Amendment. The prosecutor agreed with Jared’s analysis and dismissed the felony.
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