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County residents with criminal records look for clean slate at expungement eventThe State Journal-RegisterColby Gibson, 36, is open about the mistakes he made early in life, which include guilty pleas to battery and criminal trespass charges. “I'm trying to change my life for the better,” Gibson said. “I have a wife and kids now. I made some mistakes when ...

Anniston Star
Editorial: Expungement law is legal wisdomAnniston StarNow Alabama residents can apply to have those arrests cleared from their public records, and in Calhoun County those requests land on the desk of District Attorney Brian McVeigh, who said he's only turned down one request for expungement since the law ...

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement lawNews 5 ClevelandAKRON, Ohio - A new Ohio expungement law that quietly went into effect last week gives people with five felonies a chance to seal their criminal records. The changes-- a direct result of the opioid epidemic-- could give a fresh start to those who have ...

Expungement law detailsAkron Beacon JournalHere are details about Ohio's expungement law, provided by the Ohio Justice & Police Center and the Summit County Clerk of Courts: Who is eligible: People with nonviolent, nonsexual misdemeanors and/or felonies of the fourth or fifth degree. Number of ...

Forbes
Expungement Fairs Are Getting Top Cannabis Talent Back In BusinessForbesDuring the week of October 20 — 27, 2018, over 20 organizations around the country are hosting the first-ever National Expungement Week (NEW), designed to help those most impacted by the US war on drugs to leave their outdated convictions behind, and ...National Expungement Week Cleans Up Records Across USLeaflyall 2 news articles »

Expungement workshop offered at ECTCElizabethtown News EnterpriseThe free session starts at 12:30 p.m. at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Attendees can talk to a volunteer attorney for free and receive a free record check, according to an event flyer. They also will learn if they are eligible for an ...

Expungement Warning: Lawyers are Selling Advisors False PromisesFinancial Advisor IQLawyers who regularly but selectively represent brokers for the expungement of disclosure records are warning of ambulance chasers who aggressively solicit broker clients claiming they can accomplish the expungement in exchange for a hefty sum.

Wall Street Journal
Finra Arbitrators Let Thousands of Brokers Purge Infraction RecordsWall Street JournalThe scrubbing process, known as expungement, is overseen by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the industry-funded brokerage regulator. Under Finra rules, arbitrators are expected to allow a record to be deleted from the public “BrokerCheck” ...and more »

PotNetwork
Criminal expungement and cannabis tax dollars: Sacramento's Youth Forward puts children firstPotNetworkWith the number of cannabis convictions in the state, the expungement of records is going to be a long and arduous process for California courts. Youth Forward, a Sacramento organization, dedicated to supporting African-American and Latinx youth ...

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 ...

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