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Why You Need to Hire An Expungement Attorney

Why You Need to Hire An Expungement Attorney

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Is your criminal history keeping you from getting a good job, furthering your education, earning an occupational license, obtaining security clearance, or keeping you from living where you want to live? If so, you should consider hiring an expungement attorney... Read More

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My Expungement Was Denied, Why?

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A criminal conviction on your record can limit you in many ways. For example, you could encounter difficulty obtaining employment or securing an apartment, both activities that might require a background check. This could happen based on your arrest record,... Read More

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Understanding the Standards of Review for an Expungement Appeal

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In New Mexico, you will almost certainly have a criminal record if: The police arrest you for a crime; The prosecutor charges you with a crime; You plead guilty to a crime; or A court convicts you of a crime.... Read More

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What Is the Limit for Expunging Criminal Records?

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New Mexico Criminal Lawyers Explain the Limit for Expunging Criminal Records New Mexico expanded its expungement law recently. Under the new version of the law, more people with criminal records gain eligibility to expunge them. Getting your criminal records expunged... Read More

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Expungement Process: What Is It And Why You Should Consider It

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

The expungement process in New Mexico just got easier. New Mexico just loosened its expungement laws to reflect a shift in criminal justice philosophy from a strictly penal system to incorporate rehabilitation. You may benefit from these changes. The New... Read More

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What New Mexico Crimes or Criminal Records Are Eligible for Expungement?

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It’s often said that your criminal record sticks with you for the rest of your life. However, that is not entirely true. Through a New Mexico expungement, you may be able to clear your record of qualifying convictions and other... Read More

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Is It Better to Seal or Expunge Your Record?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Everybody makes many mistakes throughout the course of their life. However, some missteps—such as the commission of a crime—are more serious than others. In some cases, it can be exceptionally difficult to move on after a conviction. It is common... Read More

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Do Expunged Records Show up on a Background Check?

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Good people can make mistakes. However, sometimes a single mistake can have a lasting impact on your life. When it comes to criminal convictions, certain offenses can seriously interfere with your ability to get a job or qualify for certain... Read More