If you have ever been arrested in Indiana, this criminal record could follow you into a job interview or housing application—even if you were never convicted. But even if you have faced the devastation of a criminal conviction, this may not be the end of the matter.
Your future may not have to be clouded by a permanent criminal record. With experienced legal support, you may be able to erase your criminal record, or at least restrict this record from public view, freeing you up to enter a career with a clean slate.
Why turn to Zaki Ali, Attorney at Law to expunge your record?
Our dynamic legal advocate has represented clients seeking expungements before, and we are confident that we can guide you through this difficult legal matter. Experienced, trusted legal support is only a phone call away.
Depending on the type of criminal record, there could be two options available to you. One is expunging, or erasing, your record entirely. The other option is sealing your record, or restricting public access to this record. While government agencies and other entities might be able to find your record in select circumstances, your record will be removed from public view and you can honestly tell an interviewer that you have never been convicted of a crime.
You may be able to expunge your criminal record if charges were dropped because:
An arrest and charges could be erased as long as there are no currently pending charges against you, or any other arrest record you have is related to a minor traffic violation (Indiana Code § 35-38-5-1).
You may be able to seal your record if:
Have you been convicted of a crime in Indiana? Then you might still be able to restrict access to your criminal record, per Indiana Code § 35-38-8. Be sure to speak with an expungement lawyer to see if you meet all the criteria for eligibility.
You might also be able to seal your record after conviction if:
There are a few other circumstances where you may be able to seal or erase your criminal record. With your future on the line, you cannot afford to ignore the possible opportunities. You urgently need to speak with an Indianapolis expungement attorney. Feel free to call us today to discover what options might be available to you!
We can help you navigate these complicated laws so that you can move forward in life. With Zaki Ali, Attorney at Law, you can find the powerhouse, passionate representation you deserve at your side for every step of the way. Don't hesitate to see how we can be of service. Call now to see why clients rely on our Indianapolis criminal defense attorney for strong counsel.
Ready to take the first step? Call an experienced Indianapolis expungement lawyer! Request your free consultation when you call (765) 697-9002.