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North Carolina General Statutes 15A-146, Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction Pt. 2

Continued from part 1 PART II: The Options Available in North Carolina In the previous article, “North Carolina General Statutes 15A-146, Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction and You PART I: The Impact of an Arrest on Your Record”, we briefly discussed: (1) the general rules of North Carolina General Statutes §15A-146; (2) the detrimental effect…

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North Carolina General Statutes 15A-146, Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction Pt. 1

PART I: The Impact of an Arrest on Your Record Leaving for another day the much larger debate regarding the proper method of reforming the criminal justice system, a major area of interest to legal reformers and reform-minded elected officials alike is the impact a criminal record can have on an individual’s quality of life.…

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What is a Criminal Record Pardon in North Carolina?

What is a Criminal Record Pardon in North Carolina?

When you’ve been convicted of a crime in the state of North Carolina, you have a few options to clear your criminal record. One of those options is through a criminal record pardon – but what is that, and how does it apply to you? What is a Criminal Record Pardon? The most common type…

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How the Internet Keeps Your Record Alive Even When it Has Been Expunged

How the Internet Keeps Your Record Alive Even When it Has Been Expunged

North Carolina recently made it much easier to get your criminal record expunged. The newly-amended law significantly reduces the waiting period for petitioning for an expungement and also increases the number of dismissals that can be cleared. Individuals who have been arrested, tried, and/or convicted of a crime in North Carolina will now have the opportunity to…

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