If you have been meaning to get around to petitioning for criminal record expungement or sealing, you still haven’t missed your opportunity! Indiana’s Second Chance Law is still active and anyone who qualifies is encouraged to take advantage of this judicial leniency by starting your petition right now. Just remember, this law is not a popular among officials and can be repealed any day now.
Continue reading to learn how to get started on your criminal record expungement or record sealing petition!
Here is a quick guide to starting the criminal record expungement process in Indiana:
➀ Recall all previous arrests and/or convictions and their dates.
➁ Gather all related legal paperwork for each arrest and/or conviction.
➂ Call a criminal record expungement attorney.
➃ Schedule a free initial consultation to assess your eligibility for expungement.
➄ Retain the services of a licensed Indiana criminal record expungement lawyer.
➅ Follow all instructions and counsel recommended by your attorney.
Get Started Before it’s Too Late
It is highly recommended to consult a lawyer about applying for criminal record expungement before it is too late and the opportunity is gone. You may only apply for criminal expungement once in a lifetime, and one mistake can stop s person from qualifying; which is why you need a lawyer. They know how to implement the legal process of applying for record restrictions and can do so without making any mistakes or errors.