FAQs

Expungement generally refers to the cleansing of your criminal record, or the sealing and destruction of arrest and/or conviction information. An expungement proceeding makes the underlying criminal records unavailable through state or Federal repositories. These records are said, then, to be “expunged.”

Here in California, expungement law permits a person convicted of a misdemeanor or some felony crimes to petition the court to re-open the case, set aside the plea and dismiss the case. To qualify for expungement, a petitioner must have completed probation, paid all fines and restitution, not served a sentence in state prison for the offense, and not currently be charged with a crime. If these requirements are met, a court may grant the petition if it finds that it would be in the interest of justice to do so.

The Law Office of Isaac Blumberg
San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer
Downtown Office:
225 Broadway Suite 2220
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 525-9911
Fax: (619) 525-9922
Escondido Office:
220 W. Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: (760) 737-9999
Fax: (619) 525-9922
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