Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

Why after 43 years and numerous background checks; does an old felony charge pop up in a background check. I survived probationary time and resolved this charge.

Asked on 7/31/13, 7:39 am

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Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer
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If a company conducts the background check in-house, they can find and use the old case. If they use an outside company, in Texas, that company can only report priors that go back 7 years.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 1:58 pm


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