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Category: Criminal Record Sealing


Waiting to Expunge Your Colorado Criminal Record? It’s Costing You
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Maybe you served your time and just wanted to move on. Or perhaps you beat your charges and didn’t want to deal with more legal nonsense.
 
Whatever your reason, you decided to put off getting your record sealed or expunged.
 
Bad idea.
 
Why? Because even if you have put the past behind you, if you’re lugging around a criminal record, others won’t see it that way,… Continue reading this article

Colorado Juvenile Records: How Can You Get Rid of Them?
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Psychological research on brain development and teen impulsivity shows that the adolescent brain’s reward centers have increased sensitivity, and that teens’ brains need to develop more in order for them to be able to rationally consider the long-term implications of bad decisions.
 
Conversely, the same line of research indicates that the deeper into the justice system they are thrust, the worse a teen’s family relationships, educational development, and… Continue reading this article

Benefits of Working with a Colorado Lawyer to Seal Your Record
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Long after you have completed your sentence for a criminal conviction, your criminal record will come back to haunt you in nearly every aspect of your life, including employment, housing, loans, and higher education.
 
Moreover, criminal records are maintained in public databases, meaning that anyone with an internet connection and the desire to snoop can access embarrassing details of a past mistake that you would prefer to put… Continue reading this article

Why Should I Get My Criminal Record Expunged in Colorado?
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So you’ve been charged with a crime. As you prepare for trial, you likely have penalties like jail time or heavy fees on your mind. What many people don’t realize, though, is that even once they have served their time, they will still face the surprisingly impactful consequence of lugging around a criminal record.
 
Why is this a big deal?
 
Criminal records are public online. Anyone – from… Continue reading this article

How to Get Your Child’s Record Expunged in Colorado
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We get it – kids make mistakes. If your child has an arrest or conviction on their record, it does not mean they are a bad kid. They simply made a poor choice and ended up paying the price.
 
But now they have learned their lesson. And they’re ready to get an education or a job and move on: after all, they have their whole life ahead of them.… Continue reading this article

Can I Get My Criminal Record Expunged?
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Everyone makes mistakes. Some mistakes are minor, while others carry a bit more weight. But after any mistake, we want to learn from it and move on.
 
For those who have made a mistake with the law, it can be difficult to move on – because a criminal record follows you everywhere. Not only is it embarrassing, it can make once simple things in your life harder. When applying… Continue reading this article

Kids with Criminal Records May Not Get Into College
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Browse through the pages of your average college application, and you’ll find some fairly predictable questions. Your standard application will request your grades and SAT scores, and ask about any extra-curricular activities and after school jobs. Some applications might ask you to describe your achievements and goals, while others may inquire about a person you admire or a hobby that is meaningful. Some applications may even ask more unusual… Continue reading this article

Why and How to Seal a Criminal Record in Colorado
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Whether you were charged with a crime last week, last month, or 10 years ago, a criminal arrest, charge, or conviction on your record can have a serious impact on your life. After uncovering your tarnished record, employers might not hire you for a job. Banks could deny you for a loan. Landlords may refuse to rent property to you.
 
With the recent advancements in information technology, it’s now… Continue reading this article