How to Get a Misdemeanor Expunged From Your Record

How to Get a Misdemeanor Expunged From Your Record

If you’re like many people who have made mistakes in the past, you want to know how to get a misdemeanor expunged from your record. Fortunately, North Carolina’s new expungement law, which took effect in December 2017, lets you expunge a misdemeanor from your record after waiting 5 years. (Under the old law, you had…

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List of Crimes You Can Expunge in North Carolina

List of Crimes You Can Expunge in North Carolina

In North Carolina, you can expunge certain crimes from your criminal record. An expungement essentially gives you a fresh start – it basically erases the crime so the general public can’t tell it ever happened. Under NC expungement law, you may be eligible for criminal record clearing if you: Were arrested but never charged Went…

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North Carolina DUI Checkpoint Laws, and DWI Expungement (Part II)

Expungement Of Non-Violent Felonies, and Non-Violent Misdemeanors  In a previous article, we discussed the requirements for a legal DUI checkpoint, the requirements for requesting that a driver submit to alcohol screening, and the procedural requirements regarding location and method of selection. In this article, we discuss the requirements for expungement of a conviction under North…

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North Carolina DUI Checkpoint Laws, and DWI Expungement (Part I)

​North Carolina DUI Checkpoint Laws, and DWIs The holidays season is upon us, which generally means family dinners, laughter, and libations. North Carolina’s law enforcement buckles down in a serious way during this time of year; and they set up numerous DUI checkpoints. Aside from the fact that drinking and driving represents very real safety…

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Felony Expungement: What You Need to Know

Felony Expungement: What You Need to Know

Felony expungement is possible in North Carolina – but not everyone is eligible, and it’s only available for certain felonies. Felony Expungement: What You Need to Know Felony expungement, which is what happens when a judge orders a felony erased from your criminal record, is a way for tens of thousands of North Carolinians to…

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Does a Misdemeanor Go Away in North Carolina?

Does a Misdemeanor Go Away in North Carolina?

“Does a misdemeanor go away in North Carolina?” As NC expungement attorneys, we get that question a lot – and the short answer is no, it doesn’t just go away. However, you could be eligible for criminal record expungement, which essentially clears the misdemeanor from your record and gives you a fresh start. For the…

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