Tag Archives: priors

Sealing juvenile records – Orange County juvenile defense lawyer

Many people think that juvenile convictions (technically called “adjudications”) and juvenile records are automatically sealed once you turn 18.  Unfortunately, that’s not true.  While juvenile proceedings are generally confidential, the records and convictions do not just go away once you (or your child) turn 18. There are procedures though, where I can petition the court […]

Clearing old convictions off your record – Orange County expungement lawyer

I know – especially now with the economy the way it is, being the best applicant for a job gives you the best chance.  How can you compete with a past criminal record?  What about having to disclose past convictions for things like rental applications?  How can you get prior convictions off your record?  It […]

What are the benefits to getting a conviction off my record?

By filing a formal motion with the court, you can seek to have a conviction taken off your record in a process known as expungement. The procedure depends on whether the conviction was for a misdemeanor or a felony, the punishment imposed and your age at the time of the conviction. By expunging your conviction, […]