Criminal Charges Expungement
A criminal record can be a terrible burden. As you work to turn your life around, the last thing you need is years-old charges stopping you from getting a job or finding a place to live. Fortunately, the criminal defense attorneys at the Lichtenegger Law Firm are prepared to help you with criminal charges expungement. We help people throughout southeastern Missouri put the past behind them.
Update To Expungement Law
Missouri law recently changed to make expungement of criminal records much easier. As of 2018, you need only wait three years after a misdemeanor conviction and seven years after a felony conviction to apply to get your record sealed. A total of 1,900 offenses can be expunged. There is also a special process for expunging a conviction for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
Why Consider An Expungement?
Once your record has been expunged, you no longer have to disclose it on job or rental applications, along with similar documents. This will make it much easier for you to live your life, provide for your family and achieve your goals.
A mistake from your past does not have to hold you back the rest of your life. Talk to one of our lawyers about getting your record expunged. We will explain the process and let you know what to expect. We will guide you through the process from beginning to end.