When you are charged with a crime, there is a record of the crime in the criminal justice system. If you are found "not guilty" of the charges or the charges are withdrawn or dismissed, you may be entitled to have the charges erased or expunged from your record.
Being found "not guilty" of charges is not enough to protect your reputation. Potential employers, loan officers and school administrators can still see that you were charged with the offense and, although you were acquitted of the charges, they may still hold against you that you were charged with the offense, regardless of the outcome.
By having your record expunged, the arrest, charges and outcome can all be erased from the system as if they never existed.
If you are looking to have your record expunged, contact an experiencedattorney today to discuss your options.
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