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Expunging a Felony in Texas

Expunging a Felony in Texas It is not uncommon for employers to ask applicants whether they have any felony convictions on employment applications. Criminal background checks are incredibly common among employers across the nation, and an individual or company is justified in not hiring people who have previously committed crimes that could impact their business…
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Sealing DWI Convictions in Austin Texas

First-Time DWI Offenders Get Second-Chance New Texas Bill, House Bill 3016, was recently signed into law by Texas Governor Greg Abbot, allowing individuals with certain nonviolent criminal convictions to have those convictions sealed from their records. The new “second chance” law, as it is being called, is a drastic step forward for Texas citizens, especially…
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Can I Have My Drug Possession Arrest Record Sealed or Expunged?

Can I Have My Drug Possession Arrest Record Sealed or Expunged? An arrest record may have a very negative effect on your life. Many people believe that if they were arrested for drug possession but never charged, their saga is over. Unfortunately, many of these people soon come to realize their job opportunities, personal relationships,…
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What is the Difference between the Sealing of Criminal Records and Expunction in Texas?

What is the Difference between the Sealing of Criminal Records and Expunction in Texas? The existence of a criminal record can affect your life in a number of ways and may make it difficult to get a job, be approved for loans, obtain a professional license, or even secure housing. Fortunately, Texas law allows people…
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