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Jacksonville Expungement Lawyers

Whether you're an adult or a minor, mistakes are inevitably going to happen. There may be times when those missteps manifest as criminal convictions and leave their mark on your record, leading to significant personal and professional difficulties in the future. This is why many ex-convicts seek expungement of their records and why they should consider hiring experienced legal counsel.

The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., provides clients with expunction and record sealing services, focusing on achieving the best possible outcomes. We understand that past mistakes or wrongful convictions can have long-term consequences, so we strive to provide clients with experienced legal guidance to help them achieve favorable outcomes in their expunction and record sealing cases.

With our extensive knowledge of the laws surrounding these matters, our expungement attorneys n Jacksonville can help you seal or expunge your criminal record, allowing you to move peacefully forward in life.

Contact us online or call (904) 701-0591 now to request a free one-hour consultation and how the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. can help. **Consultation fees may apply to family law consultations.

Record Sealing vs. Expungement: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to getting a criminal record cleared, there are two options available: expunging and sealing. Both processes help to keep your criminal record private and protect you from discrimination in areas such as employment or housing. However, they do have some important differences.

What Is Expungement?

Expungement is the process of completely destroying a criminal conviction from a person’s record, as if it never happened. In this case, all records of the conviction are erased and destroyed, including any fingerprints or photographs taken at the time. Expungement is only available in some cases and states and can be difficult to obtain.

What Is Record Sealing?

Sealing a criminal record means that the public no longer has access to it. The conviction is still on the person’s criminal record and they must still disclose it if asked, but law enforcement agencies and certain employers will not be able to see it. This process also varies by state and can be difficult to obtain as well.

Should I Seek an Expungement or Record Sealing?

Overall, both expunging a criminal record or sealing it can help to protect you from discrimination and allow you to move forward with your life. It’s important to consult with an experienced expungement lawyer in Jacksonville to understand the process for each option in order to make an informed decision about which one is best for you.

Contact Us for Legal Assistance

There are certain criminal offenses for which neither expungement nor record sealing is possible. Generally, these offenses are violent felonies and sex crimes involving children. If you aren’t sure if you can expunge or seal your criminal record, reach out to our expungement attorneys in Jacksonville for guidance.

You can get started with a free one-hour consultation with the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. when you contact us online.

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