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Michigan Now Provides One-Time DWI Offenders a Chance at a Clean Record

Following the recent sweeping expansion in eligibility for post conviction relief in Michigan, legislation that would make most first-time drunk driving convictions eligible for expungement received a final approval from Michigan lawmakers. The legislation will benefit more than 200,000 people in the state of Michigan who are carrying a criminal record Continue reading

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Missouri Shortens Waiting Periods and Restores Firearm Rights with New Expungement Legislation

New Missouri legislative changes effective August 28, 2021, shorten the required waiting period to file for an expungement. It also shortens waiting periods and expands the power of expungement to fully restore firearm rights as well as restoring other civil rights. Continue reading

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Ohio Expands Criminal Record Sealing Eligibility

On April 12, 2021, the definition of an eligible offender under the Ohio Conviction Sealing law will expand to include more Ohioans in need of record relief. A provision in House Bill 1 will remove limits on the number of convictions for certain felonies and misdemeanors, and reduce required waiting periods to allow individuals to apply for relief sooner than under the previous law. Continue reading

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Third Annual Law Student Expungement Competition Results

The Foundation for Continuing Justice and the RecordGone.com division of The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates are pleased to announce the results of its third annual Criminal Record Policy Essay Competition. Continue reading

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Recordgone Now Offers Missouri Expungement Services

Recordgone.com is excited to announce that we are starting expungement services in Missouri! Taking advantage of a recent law change expanding expungement eligibility in Missouri, Recordgone looks forward to offering its expungement relief experience to new clients now eligible to open up their lives to greater opportunities. Continue reading

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