Getting a job can be challenging, especially if your record is not clean. A criminal record, even one that shows only arrests and no convictions, can cost you career opportunities. It is important to understand that there may be opportunities for clearing your record, depending on your situation.
At Barbarette & Quirk, our Gainesville criminal defense attorneys can help you explore your options. With more than four decades of experience, we have the resources to handle a wide variety of cases. We can help walk you through your options and provide you with legal counsel when you need it. In fact, we make ourselves available to our clients around the clock to best serve their needs.
Contact our firm today to learn more about your options.
In Florida, the main difference between a record being expunged and a record being sealing is that an expungement involves the essential deletion of the record, whereas when a record is sealed, it still exists but it is only able to be viewed by certain government entities.
In the state of Florida, In most cases, individuals are eligible for expungement if their charges have been dismissed or they have successfully completed their term of probation or deferred prosecution.
To have your record expunged, it can take anywhere from 4 to 6 months. The sooner you file for an expungement, the sooner the request is processed. Our expungement and sealing services are available in Gainesville, Ocala, and throughout Florida.
When you meet with us for a free case consultation, our Gainesville criminal defense lawyers will review your case and let you know what legal options makes the most sense for you. If we take on your case, we can then move forward through the process, helping you obtain a certificate of eligibility and other required documents. We are committed to stand by your side and pursue all opportunities to clean your record.
Call Barbarette & Quirk at (352) 356-4999 to schedule a free consultation about cleaning your criminal history.