Legal Question in Criminal Law in South Carolina

expungment

I have some charges on my record that's preventing me from getting a decent job. I had these charges in 1995 and 2002 I ahve not since been in any type of illegal activity. I had applied for several jobs that required a criminal background check. I just want a chance for a new start those were past mistakes and I need help.

Asked on 4/02/08, 2:45 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Robert Johnston Law Offices of Robert J. Johnston

Re: expungment

I need the name of the charges you were convicted of and the sentences.

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Answered on 4/02/08, 2:47 pm
Trent Chambers Trenton H. Chambers, PA

Re: expungment

Expungment in C is possible on most Municipal and Magistrate court offenses after 3 years. However if you have a second charge it may not be possible. See South Carolina Code 22-5-910

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Answered on 4/02/08, 9:49 pm


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