If you can relate to the new hit show Orange Is The New Black, CSI, Law & Order, or Cops, then you need to know about expungements. In West Virginia, there exists a process that allows those individuals that have been convicted of a range of misdemeanors to seal and remove their arrests/convictions from their criminal record.
Nowadays, nearly every employer will run a background check and cross reference it with questions that you answered on their application. They are looking to eliminate individuals with a checkered past, however long ago or remote it may be. So if there are multiple applicants competing for the same position, and you check the box “Have you ever been convicted of a crime? If Yes, please describe:” who do you think ends up with the job?
If you feel an expungement could help, your first step should be to contact us here at Wolfe Law Office. We can and will assist you in the legal process. If you or your loved one are in need of assistance with expunging arrests or convictions then contact Wolfe Law Office for a free consultation at 304-245-9097.
DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.