Pennsylvania Law Firm Obtains Expungement of Criminal Records
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Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has over 28 years experience in handling expungements. Mr. Earl has done this all across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Earl knows how to handle expungements in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery Counties, Philadelphia, as well as all across the Commonwealth. An expungement is very important because employers and people still think it is important if you were arrested even if you did not do it. The best thing is to have a clear record. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire will do everything possible so that your record is clean.
At the Law Office of Douglas Earl LLC, we know how to handle criminal law issues at all stages of the justice process. One of these issues is expungement.
Expungement means removing an arrest from a criminal record. We know when expungement is possible and we know how to make it happen. With over 28 years of experience on our side, you can be confident in our advice and advocacy.
You Were Arrested, But Not Convicted
If you weren’t convicted for a criminal offense, why should you have a mark on your record?
That’s a good question. Expungement provides the opportunity to clear your arrest record. No longer will future employers, landlords or others be able to see that you were arrested.
New Criminal Record Sealing Law. There is hope even if you have a conviction for a 2nd or 3rd degree misdemeanor. Act 5 of 2016 is now in effect which expands criminal record sealing for many low-level misdemeanors. Pennsylvanians may be eligible if all the following apply to them:
Convicted of a misdemeanor of the 2nd or 3rd degree;
Free of arrest and conviction for a period of 10 years;
Never convicted of certain crimes (felonies, 1st degree misdemeanors or 2nd degree simple assault);
Have fewer than four misdemeanor convictions; and
All fine and costs associated with the case have been paid.
A criminal record often carries a lifetime of consequences, and even a minor criminal record can be a serious interfere with employment, housing, education and training, financial empowerment, and more.
Are There Other Opportunities to Clear a Criminal Record?
Your ability to clear your record depends on the circumstances.
We encourage you to get in touch with us and discuss your situation. We will carefully review all of the options. We will explore every opportunity that could allow us to achieve your goals. If expungement is an option, you can be certain that we will let you know.
We Fight for You!
It’s a simple fact: in order to get results, your lawyer has to be willing to put in the work.
At our law firm, we are not afraid of doing the work. We are thorough and careful. We are willing to fight if necessary. The bottom line is that we know how important your case is. You deserve to be treated with respect.
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We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help people in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania.
Contact an experienced expungement attorney today. Call (215) 627-5970 or use the contact form on the right.