Expungement Attorney for Willow Island, WV
Call The Law Office of Jay W. Gerber, Jr., PLLC to Clear Prior Convictions
When you need an expungement attorney for Willow Island, WV, call The Law Office of Jay W. Gerber, Jr., PLLC. Persons with a prior conviction lose some civil rights. The process of expungement seals your record and serves to restore lost civil liberties. Give our experienced attorney a call today at (681) 229-1334 for a consultation. Let our attorney help get your life back on track.
Learn More About Expungement Eligibility in Willow Island, WV
Residents can apply for expungement in Willow Island, WV, if the court acquits them. Individuals can also apply for expungement if the court dismisses their charges or “nolle process” them. If someone used your name or identification without consent, you can file for expungement. The typical process is to hire an attorney, and file the petition with the court that filed the charge. If the court acquits you of a crime, you must wait 60 days before filing for expungement.
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Federal convictions are not eligible for expungement. If your sentence does not qualify, individuals must receive a full, unconditional pardon from the governor. Criminal records cannot receive expungement even with a pardon for first-degree murder, treason, kidnapping, or sexual offenses.
Let The Law Office of Jay W. Gerber, Jr., PLLC Handle Your Expungement
If individuals are eligible for expungement, their request is not automatically approved. Authorized individuals can only file to expunge criminal charges. According to W. Va. Code § 61-11-25, the court considers whether the interests of justice are served by granting expungement. For criminal convictions, persons filing for expungement must provide the burden of proof that the sentence should receive the expungement.
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