What Are the Advantages of Hiring an Expungement Attorney?

David Weisselberger | February 9, 2023

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It may appear simple to file for expungement on your own. Nevertheless, based on the state laws in which the criminal conviction happened and whether the crime was prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony, there might be a variety of circumstances at play.

Furthermore, it may appear that expunging a criminal record is a difficult undertaking. Our legal specialists can assist you in making the process as simple as possible while also making sure that all of the legal bases are addressed. Past convictions can be expunged, allowing persons who have been convicted to move on from their misdeeds rather than getting held back for the remainder of their life.

The advantages far outweigh any potential costs involved with engaging an expungement lawyer, as you might save a lot more money in the long run if you effectively wipe your criminal records.

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Five Benefits of Hiring an Expungement Lawyer

Automatic sealing by operation of law, court-ordered sealing, record expungement, lawful self-defense expungement, juvenile diversion expungement, human trafficking expungement, early juvenile expungement, and automatic juvenile expungement are all your available options depending on the state you reside in.

If you can get a court-ordered sealing or expungement of your criminal record, you’re going to get a lot of benefits. It is possible to keep your past hidden from the public eye. It is possible to safeguard your reputation in your community. It’s possible that your school or employer is going to be unaware of any criminal activity you’ve committed in the past. In fact, if a prospective employer, landlord, or school inquires, you are not going to be required to mention the charge or arrest.

Are you on the fence about whether to hire an expungement lawyer or not? Here are five reasons why you should:

  1. It makes the expungement process a lot quicker
  2. You don’t miss any of the required paperwork
  3. You receive updates on all the existing laws
  4. He or she can represent you in court
  5. It reduces the pressure placed on you

It Makes the Expungement Process a lot Quicker

Yes, you have the ability to represent yourself in court. Nevertheless, you should be aware that expungement can be a lengthy and difficult procedure. You may not be able to seal your conviction records and arrest if you are unfamiliar with the process. However, with the assistance of a professional, you can rest assured that you are going to be led every step of the way, perhaps speeding up the procedure.

You Don’t Miss Any of the Required Paperwork

This procedure also requires a large amount of paperwork that is reviewed by a judge later. You must be cautious when filling out the forms if you would like your claim to be successful.

Another essential reason to employ the services of an experienced expungement lawyer is that they are already familiar with the full process. They assist you in completing the proper documentation, which is used by the judge to determine whether or not to accept your application.

You Receive Updates on all the Existing Laws

Expungement laws differ from one state to the next. A professional lawyer keeps you up to date on the current expungement laws in the jurisdiction where you live. He or she knows what to do to ensure that you get your criminal record expunged successfully. 

He or She Can Represent You in Court

You are going to be more confident while standing before the court if you have a lawyer by your side during the expungement procedure. You’d know exactly what to do and say to improve your chances of having your records expunged.

It Reduces the Pressure Placed on You

Doing everything by yourself is undoubtedly going to put you under a lot of stress. However, if you choose the best expungement attorney, you can prevent this. You’re also going to feel a sense of security when you develop a strong attorney-client relationship with your lawyer.

Seek Criminal Record Expungement Today to Put the Past Behind You! Contact us for Legal Advice

It is crucial to talk to an experienced expungement attorney in order to understand the advantages of sealing and expungement.

A person with a criminal record is going to find it difficult to find work or even rent a home. Before accepting an application, many prospective employers and landlords perform a background check. They most certainly turn their backs on you if they discover you have committed an offense or have a criminal history or felony convictions.

If you have a criminal record and wish to apply for a rental or a job, it is recommended that you have your criminal record wiped. We can undoubtedly assist you whether you are dealing with adult criminal records or even juvenile criminal records.

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David Weisselberger
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"David Weisselberger is the founder of Erase The Case. He completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Florida, & also his Juris Doctor from UM School of Law. Afterwards, He has been working as a former Miami-Dade County Assistant Public Defender. Also, as a solo lawyer and former associate at South Florida’s honored Saban & Solomon Law Firm. He has learned firsthand the effects people face from having a public criminal arrest record mark their lives. Therefore, David has always been working hard to help people get rid of haunting crimnal past and have a second chance in life"

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