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Michigan Bill May Expand Expungement Opportunities

Michigan state lawmakers have recently proposed House Bill 4186, which is aimed at expunging criminal records of nonviolent criminals who have paid their debts to society and become rehabilitated. The current law in Michigan allows for the expungement of a single conviction. The proposed Bill would allow the expungement of up to two misdemeanors, or one misdemeanor and one felony after a five-year waiting period has passed from the completion of probation or parole. The Bill will not protect or help those with sexual offenses, or felonies that can be punishable by life imprisonment. It would have little to no fiscal impact on the Judiciary. Continue reading

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House Bill 4186 Could Lessen The Effect of the Invisible Sentence in Michigan

In Michigan, former offenders that have served their time, completed their sentence, and paid their debt to society may still be serving what is known as the “invisible sentence,” which has the potential to last a lifetime. New proposed legislature, House Bill 4186, would make more people serving the “invisible sentence” eligible for expungements. Continue reading

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New Michigan Set Aside Bill May Reduce Recidivism Rates

In Michigan, those convicted of felonies have found it difficult to obtain employment and professional licenses due to their criminal history, regardless of whether or not the individual has paid his or her debt to society. A felony conviction also excludes many from receiving educational scholarships, which are crucial when one cannot obtain gainful employment to support oneself through school. This pushes many felons into a vicious cycle of recidivism. Continue reading

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New Michigan Law Will Allow Expungement of Juvenile Records With Three Convictions

A new law, House Bill Number 5600, is in effect which will allow a person to clear more juvenile convictions off of their record. The law was signed into effect by Governor Rick Snyder and will allow a person to … Continue reading

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RecordGone.com Expanding to New Jersey and Michigan

RecordGone.com is pleased to announce that we will soon be serving the states the states of New Jersey and Michigan in the upcoming months. RecordGone.com is the nation’s leading expungement law firm. Currently we serve ten states, and look forward … Continue reading

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