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Newport Beach Expungement Attorney

Expungement Lawyer Serving Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, and Orange County, California

A California expungement is a legal process in which a conviction or plea of Guilty or No Contest in a criminal case is set aside and the case is dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4. An expungement relieves a person of certain penalties and disabilities that result from a criminal record. A person may file an expungement petition after he or she has fulfilled all terms of probation, or has been discharged from the original term of probation early, or has not been placed on probation and all his or her sentence terms have been completed.

Not everyone is eligible for expungement, but those who are should consider working with Newport Beach criminal defense lawyer Scott D. Hughes to have their criminal records cleared. If the person's petition for expungement is granted by the court, he or she can move forward with their lives and leave their mistakes in the past.

Expungement in California

Criminal records are maintained for an indefinite period of time and, as public records, may be accessed by anyone, including potential employers, licensing agencies, and landlords or apartment leasing agents. Having a misdemeanor or felony criminal record can thus create adverse consequences for your future.

Newport Beach Expungement attorney Scott D. Hughes is experienced in handling expungements for clients interested in clearing their criminal records. He has represented many clients who have successfully petitioned for expungement in California. With his help, his clients have been able to clear their criminal records and obtain better employment and move forward with their lives.

If you live in Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, or anywhere in Orange County and you would like to find out if you are eligible for a California expungement, contact the Newport Beach Expungement lawyer at the firm today to discuss your case.

For legal assistance with a criminal record expungement in Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, or Orange County, contact the Newport Beach expungement lawyer at the firm today!

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