Expungement in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Everyone makes mistakes in life; however, arrest records, court records, and criminal history records may potentially compromise a lifetime of opportunities. Whether it was a poor decision that occurred in your youth or an arrest which ended in dismissal or acquittal can make it challenging to get a job, gain college admission, or obtain a loan.
In Oklahoma, the expungement laws allow qualified individuals to erase their criminal record and make a fresh start. In order to set yourself up for success, our Sapulpa criminal defense attorneys possess an extensive legal knowledge with years of experience under our belts. If you have a blemish on your criminal record which prevents you from various opportunities, let us help you attain a clean slate.
Oklahoma Expungement Statutes
Expungement is a legal process by which a conviction or plea of either guilty or no contest in a criminal case is nullified and the case is dismissed. Once the expunging order is acknowledged, employers, educational institutions, state and local government agencies and officials are restricted from requiring an applicant to disclose any information contained in sealed records.
- The four types of expungements available in Oklahoma include:
- Full record expungement under 22 O.S. §18/19
- Expungement following a deferred sentence under 22 O.S. §991c
- Expungement of a Victim’s Protection Order (VPO) under 22 O.S. §60.18
- Expungement of Juvenile Records under 10A O.S. §2-6-109
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At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, we understand how frustrating it is to have a criminal record for something so minor or occurred a long time ago. Don’t let your past get in the way of your future, we offer an initial complimentary consultation so you can get started on getting your reputation back.