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Exciting New Update to Ohio Record Sealing Law – Ohio Senate Bill 66

An Ohio record sealing law, Ohio Senate Bill 66, increases the number of convictions an individual may have on their record and remain eligible to have their cases sealed. Find out if you are eligible to take advantage of this new law. Continue reading

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Governor Brown Signs Forward Thinking Marijuana Expungement Law

California Assembly Bill 1793 is a follow up to the voter passed Proposition 64 and further improves California marijuana expungement laws. Continue reading

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Florida SB 118 to Administratively Seal Certain Criminal Records and Provide Avenue for Removing Online Mugshots

Florida SB 118 creates a method to administratively seal certain criminal records held by the Criminal Justice Information Program of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and it provides a process for arrestees to remove mugshots from online websites. Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Clean Slate Act Expands Misdemeanor Record Sealing Options

People with Pennsylvania misdemeanor convictions, dismissed cases, or summary offenses now have a greater chance of having their records sealed either automatically or via petition. Continue reading

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New Jersey Dramatically Reduces Waiting Period for Expungement

Governor Chris Christie signed a package of bills that will build on New Jersey’s continuing efforts of providing post conviction relief to its rehabilitated residents. The highlight of these three bills is the reduction of the current waiting period for indictable (felony) convictions from 10 years to 6 years. Continue reading

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