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How Do I Clean Up My Criminal Record

How Do I Clean Up My Criminal Record

I Made Some Mistakes in the Past:  What Are My Options? How Do I Clean Up My Criminal Record Sometimes people assume matters automatically drop off a record after the expiration of time While that may be true in some states, North Carolina has specific rules and policies regarding clearing a record In North Carolina, we refer to “cleaning up a record” as an expunction or expungement...
What Happens When I Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

What Happens When I Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

  Attorney Bill Powers answers the Question:  What Happens When I Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?   What Does It Cost? How Long Will It Take? What’s the Worst Case Scenario?     I often say: Hold Up.  Great Questions.  Let’s start from the beginning and work through this – Bill Powers     When people start looking for an attorney, they normally...
New North Carolina Expunction of Records Law

New North Carolina Expunction of Records Law

The North Carolina General Assembly Ratified and Governor Pat McCrory signed New North Carolina Expunction of Records Law “Senate Bill 233”   Effective Date December 1, 2015 Applies to Offenses Filed on or after December 1, 2015 Entitled:  An Act to Provide for the Automatic Expunction of Certain Records Charges Dismissed or Not Guilty – Theft or Mistaken Identity...