Why Would a Record Be Sealed?

2020-07-15T10:53:44-05:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you're like many people with a criminal history, you know that you may have the option to seal or expunge it. But why would a record be sealed? Here's what you need to know. Why Would a Record Be Sealed? Sealing is a public policy that helps people begin moving forward after being arrested, charged with a crime, or convicted of a crime. It also helps the state keep track of people's past histories, [...]

Do I Have to Disclose a Sealed Record?

2020-07-15T10:53:37-05:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have a sealed criminal record, do you have to disclose it to anyone? Here's what you need to know. Do I Have to Disclose a Sealed Record? An employer can't ask you about arrests if you're employing for a job - but they can ask you if you have ever been convicted of a criminal offense. If your whole record has been sealed (or expunged), you are free to say no. However, if [...]

Do Sealed Records Show Up on Background Checks?

2020-07-15T10:53:32-05:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you're like many people who are considering clearing a criminal record, you want to know whether your cases will ever show up on a background check. Here's what you need to know. Do Sealed Records Show Up on Background Checks? Sealed records may or may not show up on a background check - it depends on who's doing the checking. The general public won't be able to see your criminal record if it's sealed. [...]

Can a Sealed Record Be Used Against You?

2020-07-15T10:53:26-05:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: DIY Sealing, Sealing|Tags: , , , |

Can a sealed record be used against you? If you're like many people who have criminal records, you know that you may be eligible for sealing or expungement... but you may not know what can happen with a sealed record or who can view it. Can a Sealed Record Be Used Against You? If your criminal record is sealed, most people won't have access to it. For example, a landlord who's doing a criminal background [...]

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