Legal Question in Employment Law in District of Columbia

Hello,IMy employment was denied because of a 13 year old conviction of simple assalt.How do I get this expunged from my record Thank You.

Asked on 1/25/11, 8:58 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Expunging or sealing an arrest or criminal record in DC is allowed in certain circumstances. Expungements are allowed under D.C. Code 16-801 et seq. (Division II, Title 16, Chapter 8 of the DC Code). There are four categories under DC law that entitles persons to have their record expunged or sealed.

An attorney should be consulted for the application of the full law to your individual case.

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Answered on 1/27/11, 2:34 pm

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