There’s no better criminal defense resource than having a former prosecutor on your side. Jeffery K. Rubenstein was a deputy district attorney for 10 years and understands state law and practice inside and out. He knows the California court system and is able to use this acute knowledge to your advantage when pursuing an expungement.
In order to get your record expunged, or cleared, we’ll need to file a petition with the state court. In some cases, you may need to go to court to present your case for expungement, but if approved, your record will be cleared and the charges against you dismissed.
Who is Eligible for Expungement?
- Those convicted of a crime but have not served any state prison time.
- Those who successfully completed their probation, and who are in good standing with the courts.
- Anybody that has been convicted of only a misdemeanor.
- Those convicted of felonies that can be considered wobblers
Arrest Expungement Cases
If you’ve ever been arrested for any reason, it will appear on your criminal record for the rest of your life. Regardless of whether you are even charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one, your record will forever detail your arrest. Potential employers will see your criminal record, so it is in your best interest to do all you can to clear it.
It is very difficult to have an arrest removed from your record. However, you may petition the court to have it stricken. Depending on the circumstances, this can be a long and convoluted process. When getting your record expungement, make sure you have a good legal team to help ease the process and effectively guide you through.
While the process of expungement is meant to be as fair as possible, it can be confusing and time-consuming. Let Mr. Rubenstein expertly guide you through the process of clearing your good name. Speak with us today; we know exactly how to proceed 310.477.2100.