Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

I've been off probation 2years n I completed everything . I'm trying to get a job n will that show on my background?

Asked on 6/18/13, 4:46 pm

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Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer
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Yes. Depending on what the type of case, you may be able to petition the court to seal the record (called nondisclosure.) Misdemeanor cases are immediate or wait 2 years or not eligible. Felony cases, if eligible, you must wait 5 years. (And this is after a deferred, not a straight probation.)

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6/22/13, 1:25 pm

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