Expungements: Clean Your Criminal Record in North Carolina:
Denied a Job? Denied Housing? Denied a Gun Permit? Expungements Clean Your North Carolina Criminal Record & Get Your Rights Back!
Heard about expungements? If you ever were arrested or charged with a crime in North Carolina, you have a criminal record, even if it was years ago. A criminal record can follow you for life, affecting your ability to get jobs, loans, housing, government benefits, financial aid and adversely affect your ability to own and possess firearms. This not only affects you, but your family.
If you have been charged with a crime and the charges were dismissed, you were found not guilty or you were are given diversion. These charges can very likely be expunged or cleared from your record. Clear prior misdemeanors or felonies with an expungement. James B. Wilson and Associates can assist you or anyone you know in sealing and expunging criminal records in Winston-Salem, North Carolina or anywhere in the state.
Let Us Help Clear Your Name:
If you have had a criminal charge or charges that were dismissed or you were given diversion, we may be able help you expunge and erase them. It’s like getting a huge part of your life back.
Getting a job, obtaining a professional license, leasing a residence, or gaining admission to college, can be difficult when you have a criminal record in your past. It is important to remove arrests from your criminal history report across North Carolina. Our main office is in Winston-Salem, but our Attorney Network covers the entire state. A criminal charge does not just “go away” on its own. You need an expungement filed with the court to have it removed.
Have you been denied employment and/or housing because of a background check? Have you been turned away by your child’s school as a volunteer because you have something on your record? We all make mistakes, but those mistakes do not need to follow you around for the rest of your life.
If you were convicted of a crime, you may have lost your 2nd Amendment rights to possess a firearm. Under certain circumstances, and if you have been an exemplary citizen, you may be eligible to restore your gun rights.
In some criminal cases, the court has the authority to seal all government held records of criminal cases, which is sometimes referred to as an “expungement”. This means that a court can issue an order to seal court records.
The List for Expungements Include:
- First time drug possession offenses resolved under certain laws
- Offenses committed by juveniles who were prosecuted in adult criminal court
- Cases that were resolved in your favor (i.e., you were found not guilty or the case was dismissed)
- Other convictions older than 15 years.
Convictions for misdemeanors may be eligible for full expungement. Even if you have a felony, please contact us to find out about getting your criminal record cleared. We can let you know if you qualify for an expungement in Winston-Salem and all of North Carolina.
We Are On Your Side and What We Discuss Is Strictly Confidential:
All consultations are confidential. James Barrett Wilson & Associates are part of the Attorney Network of North Carolina Gun Trust. Contact us today to discuss your criminal charges and get started on expunging your criminal history. Click the button below to get started!