Category Archives: Criminal Record Sealing / Expungement

03Jul, 2020

Are North Carolinians Getting A Second Chance To Have A Clean Record?
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Are North Carolinians Getting A Second Chance To Have A Clean Record?

North Carolina’s Second Chance Act is still moving through the statehouse. If it’s signed into law, though, it could be the dawn of a new day for North Carolinians with criminal records.

Criminal records can follow you around for the Continue reading

14Jul, 2019

Getting Your Criminal Record Sealed in North Carolina: FAQs
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Getting Your Criminal Record Sealed in North Carolina: FAQsThe criminal court system in North Carolina is based on the premise of rehabilitation. Ideally, once you’ve paid your debt to society, you should be welcomed back into the community as an equal contributor to society.

Unfortunately, that doesn’t always Continue reading

10Apr, 2019

Your Kid Has a NC Criminal Record? No Thanks, Say Colleges
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Your Kid Has a NC Criminal Record? No Thanks, Say Colleges

Every teenager – even the best of them – experiences a lapse in judgement at some point during their formative years. Science says it’s inevitable. The parts of the brain which process decision-making and emotional drive simply aren’t fully developed. Continue reading

16Aug, 2018

What Really Happens to Criminal Records in NC after Expungement
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What Really Happens to Criminal Records in NC after Expungement

Criminal record expunction is an important component of the criminal justice system. By taking advantage of the process, past offenders are able to attain relief from the devastating consequences of having a criminal record, allowing for better employment, housing, and Continue reading

09Nov, 2015

How to Get Your Record Sealed or Expunged in North Carolina
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How to Get Your Record Sealed or Expunged in North Carolina

Most people with a criminal record would like the opportunity for a second chance.

When you are arrested and/or charged with a crime—regardless of whether you were convicted—the state creates a file with information related to your case. This file Continue reading