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Misdemeanor Expungement

San Diego Misdemeanor Expungement Attorney

You’ve been convicted of a misdemeanor and aren’t sure who you can turn to for help. Your having trouble finding work, you can’t lease an apartment, and your family is suffering. Look to an experienced misdemeanor expungement lawyer in San Diego at Second Chance Legal to get your life back on track.

There’s no need for you and your family to suffer. If you have been convicted of a misdemeanor, you may be able to expunge (e.g. clear) your conviction. Some of the different types of misdemeanors that may qualify for an expungement, include:

  • Drunk in public
  • Grand theft
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Vandalism
  • DUI (without injury)
  • Domestic violence (Spousal battery)
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Possession of controlled substances.

Misdemeanors Don’t Go Away

Despite popular belief, misdemeanors occurring in the state of California do not just “go away.” In order for a misdemeanor to be expunged, an Expungement Petition must be filed and granted by the court the petition was filed in. If you do not take any action, your misdemeanor will appear on your record for decades. Having a misdemeanor on your record can negatively affect your life in many ways. A misdemeanor can ruin your job prospects and make you ineligible for professional licenses, student loans, health care, and child custody.

Do Not Suffer

The trusted misdemeanor expungement attorneys in San Diego at Second Chance Legal do not want you to suffer. We have helped numerous individuals erase a misdemeanor conviction off their record and are dedicated to helping those who want to put the past behind them. Once we successfully clear your record, you can truthfully answer “no” to almost any question regarding criminal convictions.

Your Legal Options

If you have been convicted of misdemeanor and have completed all court requirements, including probation time and payment of fines, call our office now. We understand that you may have a lot of questions regarding your situation, and we can provide you with clear and concise answers. During a free consultation, we can determine your eligibility to file a petition and explain what your legal options are. Even if we are not able to move forward with an expungement case, we may be able to help you remove your criminal record from appearing on online background check databases.

Take Control of the Expungement Process

One of the questions we are frequently asked is, “How long will it take to clear my record?” In the state of California, an expungement usually takes two to three months. Some cases may take longer and some may take less time than originally planned to process. Because we cannot take action until you contact our law firm, you must get in touch with us as soon as possible. Remember, you control when the expungement process starts.

Our Clients are Like Family

Unlike many law firms, we treat every client as if they were our only client and will not waste any time beginning the expungement process. Our clients are like family and we take great pride in making sure our clients are given the attention they deserve throughout the entire legal process. Do not wait to contact a caring misdemeanor expungement lawyer in San Diego at Second Chance Legal. Call us at (619) 821-8171. Your investment will be small, but your payoff will be life changing!