Utah Expungements

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Expungement of Criminal Convictions

We  can expunge most felony and misdemeanor convictions leaving your record  clear and your future brighter. If you are not currently on probation  or facing any current charges, Utah law allows you to have your  misdemeanor and felony convictions expunged.


Expungement of Arrest Records

A  person qualifies to expunge records of arrest, investigation, and  detention for a crime for which there has been no conviction if:
at least 30 days have passed since the arrest;
there are no criminal cases pending; and
one of the following occurred:
no charges were filed;
charges were filed, but the case was dismissed with prejudice;
charges were filed, but the person was acquitted at trial; or
the statute of limitations has expired.


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Why Expunge Your Record?

Having a criminal record can make  applying for a job difficult. After 9/11, more than 70% of employers are  performing background checks, which can make your life very difficult.  People wanting to expunge their criminal record simply want to move on  and put their past behind. Fortunately, Utah offers many remedies to  this problem and you can take advantage of this by expunging your  arrest, conviction or juvenile records. Below are some benefits you can  expect to see after your Utah criminal record is expunged.

Benefits of Expungement
Tell employers you have not been convicted of a crime
Become eligible for student loans and apply for credit
Become eligible for housing assistance
Become eligible for professional licenses and certificates
To stop the embarrassment and fear of background checks being performed on you

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When Can I Get My Record Expunged?

10 Years - Any alcohol/drug related traffic
  7 Years -  2nd and 3rd Degree Felonies
  5 Years - Class "A" Misdemeanor
  4 Years - Class "B" Misdemeanor
  3 Years - All other Misdemeanor and infractions
 30 Days - Dismissals

This time period does not begin until all confinement and probation has been completed, and fines are paid.



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Reducing Conviction Offense Levels

We  can apply under Utah law to have your conviction reduced by up to two  degrees in class. For example, a second degree felony could be reduced  to a class A misdemeanor. A reduction in class by just one degree can  reduce the time needed to wait for expungement by several years, plus it  can immediately restore rights, such as the right to possess a firearm,  that are lost.