Category: Criminal Record Sealing

When you get arrested for a crime, you receive a criminal record. Unfortunately, even if you beat your charges – or aren’t charged in the first place – that record stays. And it can follow you around for the rest of your life.

Insurance companies, potential employers, and even lenders for a home mortgage, as well as other entities, have access to a person’s criminal history and can make moving

Getting a job with a criminal conviction on your record can present quite a challenge for many Coloradoans. Today, employers use comprehensive background checks that are sure to spot any type of criminal history.

If you have a criminal record, don’t lose hope. There are some things you must understand about getting a job with a criminal history, but it’s not impossible. More importantly, there are legal remedies that can

Certain items present on your criminal record in Colorado can be expunged or sealed, but many people assume that you can petition the court to seal or expunge nearly any type of conviction. In truth, people harbor a lot of misunderstandings about the expungement or record sealing process in Colorado. Many have a lot of questions about the process.

Record expungement can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be.

Having a criminal record can permanently affect your life. Many businesses will avoid hiring people with criminal records. Landlords may not rent to you. As long as you have a criminal record, your options in life can be quite limited.

However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Recent legislation in Colorado has significantly expanded the pool of people eligible to have their criminal records sealed. This can help you

 

Most people think they know for sure whether they have a criminal record in Colorado.

When you’ve never been convicted of a crime, it’s easy to assume the answer is no, you do not have a criminal record. If you’ve never spent a day in court, you’ll probably think the same.

 

Surprisingly, these facts don’t necessarily eliminate the possibility altogether.

 

It’s true; In Colorado, you can