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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

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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Answered on 6/22/13, 1:25 pm

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