Record Sealing & Expungement Lawyer
Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records
State of Florida
Living in the Sunshine State with a criminal record is not so sunny when you are followed around by this reason. Florida is one of the easiest states for employers, landlords, etc., to access these records, making criminal activity in Florida a looming black mark on your permanent record. As a Record Sealing & Expungement Lawyer, James Davis can help you with clearing up your record.
Good News: Everyone DESERVES a second chance. Florida has a way for people that qualify to have their past Florida criminal record sealed or even expunged from their record. The process of sealing or expunging your record will take time, but this is essentially a fresh start for you and your future.
Commonly Asked Questions
Why do I need a lawyer?
Clearing your record takes time. If even the smallest of mistakes are made in your application or petition, it could force you to restart the entire process. This delay could cost you extra funds and time; months or even years. James Davis Defense is a trusted name in sealing and expungement and can guide you and expedite the process.
How can James Davis help?
What is the difference between sealing and expungement of my record?
Although the specific requirements for either the sealing or expungement process are different, both procedures allow YOU THE RIGHT TO DENY HAVING BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH A CRIME. The sealing process results in the file being placed under seal and removed from public access; the expungement process results in physical destruction of the file!
What can my employers see on my record?
All records in Florida are public unless they are sealed or expunged.
How long should I plan on waiting for a Criminal Record Application to process?
Start early. There are numerous factors to consider in the length of time it will take to complete the sealing or expungement of your record. We will review all the facts of your particular situation with you and act quickly to ensure your record is sealed or expunged promptly.
James Davis Defense is a law firm that is here to help you clear your Florida criminal record. We believe in fresh starts.