Colorado Criminal Record Sealing
Even if a criminal case was dismissed or if an individual successfully completed a deferred judgment, their past involvement in the criminal justice system can continue to haunt them. Many individuals are surprised to learn, often at inopportune times, that their record is not clean. It can be embarrassing to have a past arrest discovered during a background check in the employment process or by a new landlord.
Our attorneys understand that the stigma of involvement in a Colorado criminal case, regardless of how big or small it was, can have a significant impact on person’s life. McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP regularly guides clients through the process of sealing criminal records in Colorado. Our experienced criminal defense lawyers handle the entire expungement process including checking criminal records to ensure eligibility to seal and then initiating the petition proceeding to forever expunge.
Colorado Expungement Attorney
The presence of a Colorado criminal record can affect many aspects of a person’s life and livelihood. It is true that an arrest or conviction in our state can appear on a background check long after the matter has been settled. It is also true that even if a person was not convicted of a crime, there might still be a record of an arrest or charge linked to them. Criminal defense counsel, McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP, help individuals move on with their lives and expunge their Colorado juvenile and adult criminal records.
Colorado law allows for certain felony and misdemeanor criminal arrest records to be expunged or set aside. The process of expungement of juvenile and adult criminal convictions and arrest records in Colorado can be difficult to navigate on your own. The laws controlling sealing arrest records and court records are complicated and consistently changing. Our Denver-based lawyers have aided hundreds of individuals across Colorado with successfully sealing their arrest records and expunging their convictions.