Legal Question in Criminal Law in Mississippi

How soon does a misdemeanor conviction show up on a pre-employment background check? I was convicted of a misdemeanor in two months ago, and I'm applying for a job right now that does background checks. Will it show up yet?

Asked on 5/03/13, 3:31 pm

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Wayne Woodall Wayne Woodall Attorney

IT DEPENDS ON THE COURT AND THE CRIME FOR WHICH YOU WERE CONVICTED. IF IT WERE A DUI OFFENSE IT WOULD PROBABLY SHOW UP. IF IT WERE IN A RURAL JUSTICE COURT IT MAY BE THAT IT WON'T APPEAR FOR ANOTHER MONTH OR SO

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Answered on 5/08/13, 9:33 am


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