At the Law Office of Jason Robert Smith we offer low cost for our expungement services in Los Angeles County. We will review your case, discuss the likelihood of the expungement going through, and file the necessary paperwork – all for an affordable price most suitable for many people. In most cases we handle the entire process for you start to finish. Call Los Angeles expungement attorney Jason Robert Smith today for a free consultation about your expungement case.

EXPUNGING YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD IN LOS ANGELES

Criminal defense attorney Jason Robert Smith has helped many Los Angeles residents expunge their criminal records from start to finish. While some people choose to file the paperwork themselves, having a qualified Los Angeles expungement attorney complete and submit your paperwork can increase your chances  of the court’s approving your request. We handle expungement cases all throughout Southern California.

WHAT IS AN EXPUNGEMENT?

An expungement refers to the process by which you clean up your criminal record. The process of ‘expunging’ your record consisting of the following 5 steps:

  • Open your case
  • Withdraw your guilty plea
  • Enter a permanent not guilty plea
  • Dismiss the charges
  • Close the case without a conviction

WHAT ARE THE CALIFORNIA EXPUNGEMENT LAWS?

The following are the California Penal Code Sections dealing with expungement:

  • Penal Code § 1203.4: If probation was part of the sentence, you use this section.
  • Penal Code § 1203.4a: If there was no probation, you will refer to this section.
  • Pental Code § 1203.41: If you were convicted of a felony but only served time in county jail (not state prison), then you would refer to this section.
  • Penal Code § 17: If you were charged under a “wobbler,” you would use this section to reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor, then request that the case be dismissed.

WHY EXPUNGE MY CRIMINAL RECORD?

The common reason why people expungement their record is because they want to either keep their job, get a new job which will do background checks, or get a degree which will further their hiring potential in the future. No matter what job you are trying to get, you never want to go into an employment situation where there is an inherent distrust just because of an incident which took place years ago.WHO QUALIFIES FOR AN EXPUNGEMENT?

If you meet the following criteria, you maybe eligible to expunge your criminal record with our law firm:

  • You were convicted of either a misdemeanor or felony
  • You were granted probation
  • You have complied with the conditions of probation
  • You are not on probation for any other offense
  • You are not currently charged with another offense
  • All court ordered fines and/or restitution has been paid

CALLING OUR LOS ANGELS EXPUNGEMENT ATTORNEY CAN HELP

The simplest way to get your record expunged is to call our experienced Los Angeles expungement attorneys who deal with this type of filing of cases everyday. The expungement process begins with us obtaining some background of what you were doing before the conviction and what you are doing now. At the Laws Offices of Jason Robert Smith our firm commonly works on receiving: Resumes, Pay stubs, Letters from employers, and Letters from friends and family, etc.

We allow the court to understand your a productive member of society, you care about your life and career and you have taken the time needed to do what it takes to expunge your record. Our criminal defense law firm show the judge you have rehabilitated your life, take full responsibility for your actions made in the past and now in the present, and have learned from your mistakes made in the past. Every single word in an expungement motion is essential and can be a game changer. For an attorney to know which judge the motion is going to heard in front of,  who the prosecutor is for the case, and how many of these motions are on calendar is all parts of the steps we take to get your expungement to go through.

CALL OUR EXPERIENCED LOS ANGELES EXPUGEMENT ATTORNEYS WHO CAN HELP YOU. CALL 24/7

Resources
  • California Courts Expungement Guide