Expungement is the legal process for sealing your Indiana criminal records.
With court approval, records of your criminal history can be potentially sealed from viewing by noncriminal justice agents or persons. In addition to restricting public access to your criminal records, obtaining an expungement also means you would not have to disclose your criminal history in Indiana to potential employers, landlords, and licensing organizations. Expungement” may sound like records are erased or destroyed. Under Indiana expungement law, however, an expungement does not destroy your records, but it prevents future access by non-governmental persons or organizations. Accordingly, expungement would not prevent court, prosecutors, or law enforcement from accessing your criminal records if you were accused of committing a new criminal offense.
Contact us today to discuss your options under Indiana’s expungement law.
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