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Let’s Talk About Felony Expungement in North Carolina

Let’s Talk About Felony Expungement in North Carolina

Felony expungement is possible in North Carolina – but not everyone is eligible. So how can you tell if you’re eligible for felony expungement, and what can you do if you are? Let’s Talk About Felony Expungement in North Carolina In the state of North Carolina, some felonies – including felony convictions – are eligible…

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"Expunge My Record!" What You Need to Know About Expunction

"Expunge My Record!" What You Need to Know About Expunction

“Please expunge my record – I’m having a hard time getting a job and finding a place to live.” As North Carolina expungement lawyers, we hear that a lot. Fortunately, we’re able to help many people clear their criminal records and get the fresh starts they deserve. Thanks to a relatively new expungement law in…

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New Pretrial Release Program in Haywood and Jackson Counties

New Pretrial Release Program in Haywood and Jackson Counties

Western North Carolina is participating in a new pretrial release program that kicks off on January 1, 2019 – and it could benefit thousands of people in Haywood and Jackson Counties. Here’s what you need to know about it. What is a Pretrial Release Program? A pretrial release program is designed to reduce jail populations…

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How Long Until a Felony is Off Your Record?

How Long Until a Felony is Off Your Record?

How long until a felony is off your record? This is a really complicated question – but if you’re like many people with a criminal history, you’ve wondered about the answer. “How Long Until a Felony is Off Your Record?” What You Need to Know It’s important that you know a felony never just “comes…

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All About: North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 15A-145

All About: North Carolina General Statutes Chapter §15A-145: Expunction of Records for First Offenders Under the Age of 18 at the Time of Conviction of Misdemeanor; Expunction of Certain Other Misdemeanors. In a previous article, we discussed various types of expungements you can obtain, which fell into four broad categories: (1) expungements relating to juvenile…

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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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