California Record Sealing



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Is an old California arrest record keeping you from a good job, earning more money and causing you embarrassment? We have cleared more than 12,000 criminal records and the chances are that we can help you.

California Arrest Record Sealing Eligibility

Take the first steps to a better life now by doing our free online evaluation and see if you are eligible to have your arrest record sealed.

Sealing an arrest record in California requires that it be shown that "you are factually innocent", meaning "that no reasonable cause exists to believe that the arrestee committed the offense for which the arrest was made." Just because a person was not convicted and the case was dismissed is not enough to prove that the person is factually innocent.

This requires us to disprove at least one of the elements of the offense. We can present direct and indirect evidence. Direct evidence could be things such as your testimony about the events that led to the arrest or physical evidence such as the police report. We can also produce indirect evidence, such as the fact that you have never committed a similar offense.

While it is not a trial, record sealing cases can be complex and involve substantial arguing and working with evidence. California record sealing cases for dismissed cases are among the more complex and challenging record clearing cases.

Sealing a California arrest record permanently erases and destroys all records of an arrest that did not lead to a conviction. The entire record, fingerprints, booking photo, arrest report, can be sealed and then destroyed three years after the arrest. The arrest will be treated as if it never occurred.

California Drug Diversion Record Sealing Requirements

Our law firm can petition the court to seal your records if 1) the court ordered a drug diversion program pursuant to 1000.5 or a deferred entry of judgment program pursuant to 1000 or 1000.8 and 2) the person successfully completed the program. If the judge believes that the interest of justice will be served by sealing the records then he will issue an order stating the arresting agency (not including the Department of Justice) and court records are sealed and no one is allowed access to the records.

If you would like to read more about the law surrounding sealing the record of a drug diversion program, see California Penal Code §851.9.

Additionally, you will be able to state that you were not arrested for the charge and it cannot result in the denial of employment, benefit, or certificates; however, you still must disclose the arrest in a questionnaire or application to become a peace officer.

The time it takes to complete a California record sealing varies by court, but the typical case in takes between five to seven months. The courts operate on a first-come, first-served basis, so the sooner you start, the sooner your record is cleared.

Our flat fee includes all costs. We will conduct the research, file the necessary motions, respond to written or oral opposition from the District attorney, and send one of our attorneys to court to argue the case in front of the judge.

In most cases, you will not have to physically appear in court. You can let us handle all the work, while you track the progress of your case online. We also have a low-price guarantee. Just show us a competitor’s quote or ad and we will gladly match it.

Our exclusive Expedited Record Clearance Update service allows us to have the leading background check companies reflect changes to your criminal record in less than 14 days, instead of months and even years like our competitors.


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Record Sealing

Record Sealing Our Law Firm Typical Law Firm
Price* $1,250.00 $2,400.00
Payment Plans Yes No
Low-Price Guarantee Yes No
Pays Court Costs Yes No
Specializes in Record Clearing Yes No
Get started with $49.00 Plus 3 interest-free monthly payments of only $400.00.

Drug Diversion Sealing

Drug Diversion Sealing Our Law Firm Typical Law Firm
Price* $1,250.00 $2,400.00
Payment Plans Yes No
Low-Price Guarantee Yes No
Pays Court Costs Yes No
Specializes in Record Clearing Yes No
Get started with $312.50 Plus 3 interest-free monthly payments of only $312.50.

* * In some instances a report from the Department of Justice may needed, which may require you to be fingerprinted and to pay an additional approximate $25.

California Record Sealing

Why choose RecordGone.com?

Benefits Record​Gone​.com Typical Attorney Site
More than 17,000 successful cases Yes No
"A+" rating with Better Business Bureau Yes No
Updates background check companies Yes No
Gladly offers to price match Yes No
Work starts with your first payment Yes No
Fastest possible results Yes No
50+ combined years of experience Yes No
National law firm Yes No
Online case management system Yes No
Experts who helped create expungement law Yes No
Award-winning customer service Yes No
Interest-free payment plans Yes No

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