In the American legal system, “expungement“ of criminal records generally refers to the process by which the subject of a previous arrest or conviction seeks to have their criminal record either sealed or destroyed, thereby making it generally unavailable for public perusal. An arrest or conviction on record can make it difficult to obtain housing, employment […]
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August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
July 13th, 2011 · No Comments
Most citizens’ encounters with the legal system take place at the local level, often as a result of a traffic ticket. If you don’t live in the area and don’t know where to find the courthouse or court clerk’s office, how do you find it? What if the information was on that traffic ticket that […]
November 21st, 2010 · No Comments
It’s getting easier to conduct court business online. Court systems haven’t been as quick to set up online transactions as, say, banks or booksellers. Yet it’s not new; see our 2009 blog posts What is E-Filing and Paying Court Fines Online. And it’s getting better. Take electronic filing of court documents: More and more court systems are […]