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Can I Get an Expungement in Texas?

An arrest record or criminal conviction can make your life more difficult in several ways. You may have a harder time finding certain jobs. Some apartment complexes may refuse to offer you a lease. However, there are circumstances where you could have your record expunged. This is a process where your arrest or conviction is removed from the public record. Not everyone can receive an expungement in Texas. You may be eligible if: Criminal charges were not filed against you. Your criminal charges were dismissed. You were convicted as a minor for certain alcohol-related offenses. Your criminal charge resulted in a not guilty verdict. You were convicted but later acquitted by the trial court or Criminal Court of Appeals. There are other criteria that may be considered while seeking an expungement. If you are eligible, there are multiple benefits to seeking an expungement. For instance, you may have access to…
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