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How Does Expungement Prohibit Employers From Discriminating Against Applicants?

If you have a criminal record from your past that is still lingering around and holding you back from a better life, perhaps it is time to learn what the new expungement laws can do for you. One of the … 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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How to Do a Background Check

There are many reasons for performing a background check on a person. Employers will run background checks to ensure they are hiring trusted staff members, while parents might choose to run background checks on potential nannies and babysitters to ensure … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Criminal Record Expungement Lawyer?

A criminal record expungement lawyer will save you a substantial amount of time, money, and frustration in the expunging process. But do you NEED one to file for expungement? The answer is no; however, it is the wisest choice for … Continue reading

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Are Voting Rights Restored After Expunging a Felony?

Two years ago, the Indiana expungement laws have granted past felons the opportunity to seal their criminal records. Before July of 2013, only charges that were dismissed, acquitted, dropped, or voided could be sealed, but then the expungement laws were … Continue reading

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Can I Have a Felony Expunged from My Criminal Record?

Having a felony on your record can feel much like having a kettle ball tied to your ankle for the remainder of your life. Fortunately, there are new state and federal laws passing in many states allowing past offenders the … Continue reading

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Employee Discrimination Has its Consequences for Employers

A new law, appropriately termed the “Second Chance” law, was passed last year to allow people with past criminal convictions or arrests to conceal their records from public access through a process called criminal record expungement. This act, ACT No. … Continue reading

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