What Types of Criminal Charges Can Be Expunged in California?
People seek expungement of past criminal convictions for a variety of reasons in California. But what types of criminal charges can be expunged in California? The motivations to expunge are numerous: Someone might not have contested a charge in their earlier years, but did not realize how much that criminal conviction would affect their career and/or reputation in later years. Or maybe they did contest the charge and were nevertheless found to be guilty, and now they want to take advantage of California’s relatively progressive expungement laws to prevent any unnecessary obstacles in their careers (e.g. denial of licenses, failing background...Continue reading