Hope Everyone enjoyed their day celebrating Holi with the Arya Samaj of Miami at Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park yesterday, Sunday March 4th. It was filled with song, delicious food, and lots of paint and color. Can't wait till next year!
You've made it to the end of the process and the judge issues an Order for Your Expungement, what happens now? When the Judge orders your record to be Expunged or Sealed, The Clerk of Court, Law Enforcement Agencies, the State Attorney's Office and the F.D.L.E. must take action to complete the process. The Clerk of Court must remove all access to your record. Your record will no longer be available for search on the Clerk’s website and it will not be available at the Clerk’s
In the State of Florida people often wonder how many times they can seal or expunge their criminal record and are shocked to learn that Florida only allows you to seal or expunge (1) criminal record once in your lifetime. An exception to this rule exists when more than one charge is given at the time of the arrest and all the charges are from the same incident. In this scenario you may be eligible to expunge multiple charges from the same incident if the charges qualify to se
Qualifying for an expungement is the first step in the sealing and expunging process. In order to expunge your criminal record you must have received one of the following results: No Action – This means that after you were arrested, the Office of the State Attorney reviewed the circumstances of your arrest and decided not to file any charges against you. Nolle Prosse (Dismissal) – This means that after you were arrested, the Office of the State Attorney did file formal charge
Did you know that a Public Defender Cannot Represent you in the Expungement and Sealing Process? Although you may have been represented by the public defender when you resolved your criminal case, the Public Defender’s Office cannot assist you in the sealing or expungement of your criminal record. The Attorney General’s Office addressed this issue: AGO 95-45, July 14, 1995: Public Defender can’t represent indigent re seal & expunge – Section 27.51, Florida Statutes, does not