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How Long Does a Misdemeanor Stay on Your Record?

If you have ever wondered “How long does a misdemeanor stay on your record?”, this article explains your rights concerning your criminal record in California. How long does a misdemeanor stay on your record, when NOT  expunged? When you are convicted of a misdemeanor, the Superior Court of California is required to report the conviction to …

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Felony Expungement – Facts and Tips for Getting a Felony Expungement

A felony expungement in California is a legal remedy that helps you ensure a criminal felony conviction will not harm you going forward. Under Penal Code 1203.4, the grounds for a California expungement, when you get a criminal conviction expunged you are freed from “all penalties and liabilities of the offense.” What this primarily means …

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Expunged Misdemeanor: How and Why to Get Your Misdemeanor in California Expunged

An “expunged misdemeanor” means the court granted you a dismissal of a past criminal conviction on your criminal record – in particular, a misdemeanor offense. A misdemeanor offense refers to a criminal offense that is punishable by fines, and/ or jail time – but no prison time. A felony offense, conversely, is a criminal offense …

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