Seal or Expunge Criminal Record
If you have an arrest in your past and want to keep it private or if you are seeking a new job or educational opportunities, you may want to have your criminal record sealed or expunged.
Tennessee provides public access to criminal history records, so anyone with access to the internet is able to retrieve public data, including your criminal history information. Criminal history is defined as a record that is created when a subject is arrested and fingerprinted. It contains the disposition of the charge including whether it's a conviction, acquittal, dismissal of charges before trial or any other disposition.
In order to prevent your criminal record from adversely affecting your career, educational and housing opportunities, it is important to hire an attorney help you expunge or seal your criminal record.
Nashville Criminal Record Sealing Lawyer
Call the Law Office of Andrew C. Beasley today at (888) 978-5453 for a consultation on sealing or expunging your criminal record. Attorney Beasley is knowledgeable about the laws pertaining to sealing and expunging criminal records, and represents individuals throughout Middle Tennessee including Nashville in Davidson County, Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Franklin in Williamson County, Gallatin in Sumner County, and Lebanon in Wilson County. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you take the important next steps in regaining your future.
Benefits of Sealing or Expunging Your Record
Everyone can make mistakes, and having your criminal history sealed can give you a second chance. Your criminal charge will no longer be available as a public record. Additionally, with your criminal record sealed or expunged, you may be legally permitted to deny or choose not to acknowledge any prior arrests you may have when applying for certain jobs, housing, or educations. However, you must disclose your prior criminal record in the following situations
- When seeking employment with a criminal justice agency;
- When seeking employment with certain state governmental agencies;
- When a defendant in criminal prosecution;
- In subsequent requests for sealing or expungement; or
- When applying to law school or to practice law.
The Law Office of Andrew C. Beasley | Nashville Criminal Record Expunging Attorney
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Davidson County, Tennessee, contact the Law Office of Andrew C. Beasley at (888) 978-5453 to discuss the facts of your particular case. There may be options to seal or expunge your criminal record, and finding an experienced attorney who is familiar with Tennessee laws is your best option to reach a desirable outcome in your situation.