Are you trying to get your picture taken off of the Megan's law website? Our attorneys have answered all of the most commonly asked questions about the process. If you would like our help in removing your image, please view our Megan's law website removal service page.
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No, guilty and no contest are both convictions so we can petition regardless of what you pled as long as you meet all the other requirements.
If your case is denied, it is usually because of an inaccuracy in the records or an inaccuracy in the application.
No, expungement does not relieve a person from the requirement. (PC 290.007 and Doe v. Brown (2009, 4th Dist) 177 Cal App 4th 408. 99 Cal Rptr 3d 209, 2009 Cal App LEXIS 1479)
The petition and supporting evidence is filed with the California Department of Justice and not the court. (PC 290.46(e)(1))
Typically, most cases take about six months; however, each case is different. We work as fast as we can and will assist the DOJ in anything they need to get your application decided.
The California Department of Justice works on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, the sooner you sign up, the sooner it is heard and decided. If helpful, we will gladly write a letter to your employer or potential employer letting them know we are in the process of having your information removed from the website.
If the application is denied, we will determine the reason for the denial and then advise you on the best way to proceed and if an appeal is possible.
We are unable to offer a money-back guarantee on this removal service, because the process involves a substantial amount of work and preparation.
Yes. After your removal is granted, your case will still be a conviction; however, your personal information and the case information is removed from the Megan's Law website.
No. You will still have to register as a sex offender, but your information will be removed from the website. (PC 290.46(e)(1))
Yes. However, your information and the information about the conviction will be removed from the Megan's Law website.
The Department of Justice will update their website so that your record does not appear.
Typically, the Department of Justice takes a few weeks to 30 days to remove your information.
*The Expedited Record Clearance Update service is not a court service and requires a granted court order. Once we receive a granted court order for your case, we can expedite an update of 650 private background check companies within 14 business days. The service does not involve or influence any court, tribunal, legislative body, or public official in order to complete the update, nor does is expedite traditional court or government record update processes.