Lancaster Record Expungement Attorney
If you’ve been convicted of a crime in Lancaster, you know how damaging it can be to your family, friends, reputation, career, and future. The Lancaster criminal defense attorneys at Ciccarelli Law Offices have the resources and experience you need on your side to clear your record of convictions.
What is Expungement in Pennsylvania?
In the state of Pennsylvania, expungement requires filing a petition for expungement with the Court of Common Pleas in the same county your crime too place such as: Rorherstown, Neffsville, Strasburg, East Petersburg, Woodlawn, or Bausman. In conjunction with this petition, documentation must be filed alongside the petition. Ciccarelli Law Offices know these documentations well, and our attorneys can help you expunge your cases.
Lancaster Expungement Options
In Pennsylvania, the there are multiple types of expungement that can be achieved:
Pardon: You may be able to apply for a pardon if you are not first eligible for expungement. Pardons are able to be applied for your entire criminal history, and if pardoned, your cases will then be eligible for expungement.
Summary Offense Expungement: If you’ve been convicted of a summary offense and 5 years have passed since your crime, you may be eligible to have your summary offense wiped off your records.
Record Sealing: You may be eligible to have your records sealed after you’ve committed certain misdemeanors This would seal your records (of the case and conviction) for most purposes, as opposed to clearing your records thoroughly with expungement.
ARD Expungement: After completing the Accelerated Rehabilitative Dispostion (ARD) program, you may be eligible to have the case cleared from your record. In order to be eligible for this, your completion of the ARD program must have been successful and your case must have been dismissed by the Lancaster courts.
Firearm Rights Restoration: If you’ve been charged by the Commonwealth with a crime, you may be eligible to have your firearm rights restored. If your conviction was on a federal level, your case must be pardoned before you can apply to have your firearm rights restored.
Probation Termination: You have the option to petition the court to end your probation early. Our experienced offices can help you terminate your probation in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Willow Street, Columbia, Elizabeth, Stevens, and surrounding areas.
Juvenile Expungement: Most types of juvenile cases have the ability to expunged if convictions didn’t occur after your prosecution and if 5 years have passed since your sentence. You need an experienced expungement attorney to help you clear your juvenile record.
Contact our Lancaster Expungement Lawyers
If you’ve been convicted of a crime and your records are negatively impacting your life, the lawyers at Ciccarelli Law Offices can help. Our offices are easy to find, located close to West Chester University, Franklin and Marshall College, and Lancaster General Hospital. Call us today at 610.692.8700, toll-free at 215.228.0100, or contact us online.