Sealing and Expunging Criminal Arrest Records Statewide In Florida

Seal or Expunge Law Firm

Attorney blog on criminal record sealing, record expungement, Florida Law and cases of interest.

Blogs

Sealing or Expungement After Getting A Pardon in Florida

By smradmin

If I Get a Pardon Can I Seal or Expunge my Case? In order to expunge or seal a case, a person must first apply for and obtain a “certificate of eligibility” from the Fla. Dept. of Law Enforcement.

Read More

Sealing or Expungement of Theft Charges in Florida

By smradmin

Any type of theft charge can be sealed or expunged in Florida as long as you meet the statutory criteria for sealing and expungement. The basic criteria to seal or expunge a theft case are:

Read More

Can I Seal or Expunge My Case While On Probation?

By smradmin

There are various requirements that have to be met in order for a person to be eligible to seal or expunge. One of those requirements is that the person can’t be under court supervision. There are various types of court supervision. For example, house arrest, work release, community control, and probation.

Read More

Expungement/Sealing in Florida - Fees and Costs

By smradmin

How much does it cost to seal or expunge a case in Florida?

Sealing and expungement of a case in Florida is not an expensive legal procedure. Remember that you are investing in yourself for a lifetime! Usually, second chances in life can’t be bought. However, Florida law does allows to you to seal or expunge one case which does give you a second chance to have a clean public record.

Read More

Domestic Violence Cases - Seal or Expunge Options

By smradmin

Recently we posted a blog on dometic violence. We've received a tremendous amount of feedback and questions on it and so we've decided to elaborate on the subject a bit more.

Read More

Pretrial diversion or pretrial intervention in Florida

By smradmin

If you have been charged with a crime and you are a first time offender, there is a very good possibility that the state attorney will offer you a "pretrial diversion/intervention" program. So, what is this? This is essentially an offer made to you by the state to drop the charges against you if you comply with certain conditions. The most common condition is that you go to some educational counseling classes. There will be a fee for these classes but they are usually less than court costs if you took a plea. Read More

Sealing or expunging more than one case (multiple cases)

By smradmin

Florida law allows you to seal or expunge more than one case only if the cases are related to the same arrest. A court may also order the expungement of one arrest or "one incident" of criminal activity. What constitutes "one incident" of criminal activity is often up for interpretation by the court. There have been cases where a "spree" of crimes has been determined to be only "one incident" of criminal activity and all those cases would be eligible for expungement. Read More

Domestic violence charge being sealed or expunged

By smradmin

Can a domestic violence case be sealed or expunged? The answer depends on how the case closes out. A domestic violence charge cannot be sealed or expunged if the person takes a plea to the charge. It doesn't matter if adjudication was withheld.

If you go to trial on a domestic violence charge and are found not guilty, then the case can be sealed.

Read More

Juvenile Record Expungement or Sealing in Florida

By smradmin

Can Juvenile Criminal Records Be Expunged Or Sealed? Yes, expungement or sealing of juvenile records can be done the same way that adult records are expunged or sealed. They are also subject to the same criteria regarding expungement. Meaning, you can't have been convicted of the offense you wish to expunge or seal and you can't have any other convictions on your juvenile record. A conviction on a juvenile record is called an "adjudication of delinquency". Read More

Record Expungement - Getting an experienced Florida Expunge Attorney

By smradmin

How does hiring an experienced Florida expungement attorney help you? We often get calls from clients who started the expungement process on their own only to get stuck along the way. Often times, problems develop in the expungement process that can make this process frustrating. Adding to the frustration of getting the record expunged is not knowing what to do when problems develop. That's why people hire lawyers. In fact, that's why people hire professionals. Read More


Law Offices of
Michelle Paredes, Esq.

Mailing Address:

PO Box 144276
Coral Gables, FL 33114
Tel: 305-910-4590

We May Be Able To Help With Other Arrest Issues!

Were you the victim of excessive force By Police? Were you falsely arrested and then the charges were dropped? Email us at SealMyRecord@Gmail.Com and tell us about it. You may be entitled to monetary compensation!