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Beware of Lawyers Promising to Expunge RecordsBarron's“These lawyers are scouring the CRD to look for anybody who has a number of hits, and they send them an email or give them a call promising they can expunge the records,” Dennis Concilla, is quoted saying. He's the head of Carlile, Patchen & Murphy's ...

The Detroit News
Whitmer will consider forgiving marijuana crimesThe Detroit NewsDetroit – Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer will pursue executive action or legislation to free inmates and expunge criminal records for those convicted of marijuana crimes that will become legal under the state's pending recreational marijuana law, she ...Michigan's Newly Elected Governor Says She'll Forgive Old Marijuana CrimesCivilizedWhitmer may forgive some marijuana convictionsnbc25news.comWhitmer: Drinking water, roads will top legislative agendaSeymour Tribuneall 794 news articles »

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'Grand Forks HeraldLegal observers say the 30-day expungement process can't be done and opens the state up to lawsuits. Specifically, Measure 3's language says: "Any individual who has an illegitimate drug conviction as defined in this chapter shall hereby have their ...

Long Beach Post
City to offer workshops to help people expunge marijuana convicts and seal some low-level offensesLong Beach PostOfficials on Thursday announced a new program that will help residents expunge marijuana convictions, seal low-level misdemeanor and felony records, clear minor warrants and convert court fines to community service in some cases.How Long Beach plans to help residents expunge marijuana misdemeanors and other low-level convictionsLong Beach Press Telegramall 2 news articles »

YourErie
Ernest LeClair's council asks to enroll him in program that would expunge recordYourErieA man accused with hiding his son's murder weapon is now asking for his criminal case to be dropped. 76-year-old Ernest LeClair is charged with tampering with evidence after, investigators say, he hid the gun his son, Christopher LeClair, used to ...

News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
Lawmaker Wants To Expunge Marijuana ConvictionsNews/Talk 94.9 WSJMA state lawmaker says it's time to expunge the records of Michigan residents convicted if minor marijuana related offenses. State Representative Sheldon Neeley of Flint told Michigan News Network now that voters have approved a proposal to legalize ...

WLWT Cincinnati
New Ohio expungement law goes in effect in late OctoberWLWT CincinnatiShowing up before a judge and gaining a criminal record results in lack of job opportunity, housing and sometimes life in general for many in Hamilton County. That's why the Hamilton County Public Defender's Office has seen more than 20,000 cases ...

Toronto Star
She's a brilliant, young legal mind. And her mission is to expunge the cannabis convictions of half a million CanadiansToronto StarShe was an intensely driven straight-A student; a church-once-a-week, confession-once-a-month Catholic teen who never used drugs and considered becoming a nun. Even as an adult, she rarely drinks and dabbled in marijuana only twice, calling the ...

Expungement Warning: Lawyers are Selling Advisors False PromisesFinancial Advisor IQ“These lawyers are scouring the CRD to look for anybody who has a number of hits, and they send them an email or give them a call promising they can expunge the records,” according to Dennis Concilla, Columbus, Ohio-based head of Carlile, Patchen ...

Spectrum News
Advocates Seek Drug Offender Criminal Histories to be ExpungedSpectrum NewsWhen state lawmakers return to work in January, they will consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana in New York. Earlier this year, the health department released a report recommending this move. State officials then held a series of public ...

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