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How to Get a Certificate of Actual Innocence

In order to get a Certificate of Actual Innocence in Indiana, you must meet a strict set of criteria. If you do not qualify to receive a Certificate of Actual Innocence, you may still be eligible for other forms of … Continue reading

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What Does a Background Check Look For?

With the increase of internet and social media popularity, the ability to peer closer into a person’s private life is becoming easier and more desirable. One common resource for doing so is called a background check. What was once exclusively … Continue reading

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Understand the No Guarantee of Criminal Record Expungement

Although Indiana’s “Second Chance” Expungement Law is in Full-Affect, there are many who will not qualify. When you petition for criminal record expungement, there is no guarantee that your records will be expunged. Criminal record expungement is a long process. … Continue reading

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Beware of Indiana Expungement Forms

Indiana expungement applications are full of down falls, which makes them very complex and difficult to fill out. This causes thousands of petitions to be denied every month. When expungement forms are not filled out and filed exactly in compliance … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Indiana Criminal Record Expunged

Criminal charges come in all forms, but if yours meets certain criteria, you may be eligible to have it expunged from your permanent record. Right now, Indiana has two sets of laws surrounding a person’s right to improve their criminal … Continue reading

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Discussing Indiana’s Second Chance Law

The laws surrounding criminal record expungement in Indiana have recently changed. These changes took place on July 1, 2015, and renamed “The Second Chance Law” (I.C. 53-38-9). Before these revisions, anyone who was arrested or charged with a crime had … Continue reading

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Do You Have an Inaccurate Criminal Record?

If someone were to run a background check on you, do you know what would show up? Sometimes, a person can get in trouble with the law, but never actually do time or receive a conviction. In these cases, an … Continue reading

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What is the Expungement Process for a Criminal Charge?

Whether just an arrest or an actual conviction, a criminal charge can have adverse, on-going effects for minors and adults alike. These difficult, downward consequences can diminish a person’s quality of life in many ways, both personally and professionally. A … Continue reading

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When Can I Expunge My DUI Charge?

A drunk driving charge on your criminal record can be detrimental in many ways. It can hold you back from being approved for certain types of licenses, like commercial drivers’ licenses and forklift certifications. It can also prevent you from … Continue reading

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Can I Buy a Gun After Expunging a Felony Conviction?

When a person is convicted of a felony crime, there are several consequences that go along with it, many of which disrupt or impact a person’s life forever. One of the many restrictions convicted felons must live with is the … Continue reading

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