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How long does it take for your record to clear after expungement in California?
Generally speaking, you can count on your expungement taking in the neighborhood of 90 to 120 days, but certain courts or older cases can take longer. Several factors impact the length of time an expungement takes to go through the court system.
How do I get my record sealed or expunged in California?
If you have been arrested and no charges were filed, PC 851.8 requires that you submit a \u201cPetition to Seal and Destroy Arrest Records\u201d to the arresting law enforcement agency. The agency then has the option to agree to the petition or deny it. If granted, the police will seal your records for three years.
Does your criminal record clear after 7 years in California?
After employers in California make a conditional employment offer, they may order a criminal background check that goes back only seven years (with some exceptions). Therefore, employers cannot see convictions older than seven years and cannot pass over job applicants based on seven-plus old convictions.
What are the requirements to expunge your record in California?
You are most likely to be entitled to expunge your records if you meet the following criteria: You have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. You are not currently facing any criminal charges. You are not currently serving a sentence for a criminal offense. You did not serve time in a California state prison.
How much does it cost to expunge a record in California?
How much does it cost to request a dismissal/expungement? The Court charges a fee for filing each dismissal/expungement petition. The fee is currently $120 for each felony case and $60 for each misdemeanor case. There is no filing fee for dismissing/expunging infractions.
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