Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

In the state of California can you have a felony arrest removed from your record if the charges are dropped?

Asked on 11/07/13, 11:02 am

3 Answers from Attorneys

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

Not without petitioning the court for a finding of factual innocence. These can be very difficult, and required a skilled attorney to handle. Even with a skilled attorney, I've seen those things overturned on appeal.

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Answered on 11/07/13, 1:26 pm
Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless

Only by a formal motion to the court, and a showing of proof that it was actually without any basis or probable cause. That is a tough act.

If you can do so, and if serious about hiring counsel to help you in this, feel free to contact me.

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Answered on 11/07/13, 5:06 pm
Zadik Shapiro Law Offices of C. Zadik Shapiro

Make sure you do it soon because there is a two year statute of limitations.

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Answered on 11/07/13, 7:33 pm


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