Expungements

Expungement Attorney in Birmingham

Clearing Your Criminal Record in Alabama

When you are charged with a crime in the state of Alabama, a criminal record is established in your name. This can ultimately cause you problems later on, as criminal records are available to the public, including potential employers, landlords, and your friends and family. In certain instances, it may be possible to have your record expunged, or sealed. If you were charged for a non-violent crime and were not convicted, you may be eligible for expungement.

At Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C., we believe that everyone makes mistakes, but these mistakes shouldn’t haunt you for the rest of your life. Our experienced Birmingham expungement attorneys can help you understand your legal options. We look at every aspect of your specific case in order to determine the best course of action for your situation.

Take the first step to protecting your future. Schedule a consultation with our Birmingham expungement lawyer to start building a defense today.

When is it Possible to Have Your Arrest Record Expunged in Alabama?

In the state of Alabama, it is only possible to have your record expunged if you were arrested or charged with a non-violent crime but were not convicted. In order to be eligible, your case must have been dismissed in some way, or you were found not guilty of the crime with which you were charged.

Types of charges that are able to be expunged, if they resulted in non-conviction, include:

  • Non-violent felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic violations
  • Municipal ordinance violations

These types of charges may include possession of a controlled substance, DUI, or marijuana possession, as well as an array of other non-violent crimes.

Alabama Expungement Lawyers

Petitioning for expungement in Alabama is a complicated process. An experienced Birmingham expungement attorney from Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. can help you navigate the legal system. We will determine if your arrest record qualifies for potential expungement and will help you take the necessary steps toward a brighter future. Our firm believes in second chances—let us help you move on with your life.

For more details about you case and how our lawyers can help, schedule a case review with our Birmingham Expungement lawyers.

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