Texas Expunction: Sealing Criminal Records

For some of us, having a blotch on our background is like carrying a weight. The appearance of a criminal record in your background is never a good thing. Criminal records can lead to decreased economic options and even keep you from living in some neighborhoods. In some situations, having a criminal background can mean higher leasing fees and insurance premiums. Even contractors and professionals can experience trouble as a result of the appearance of a criminal record during background checks. However, Texas law offers a beacon of hope in the form of expungement. This process is also called criminal record sealing. If you qualify, this option can be just what you need to clear your criminal record. Although not everyone qualifies to have their criminal records sealed, we’re able to help those that do. Since 1991, we’ve helped people fight criminal charges and keep their backgrounds clean. If you need to speak with a defense lawyer about criminal charges or clearing up criminal records, contact our law firm today. We can be reached at 713-659-0909. Ask for either Attorney Tad Nelson or Amber Spurlock. Expungement in Texas Expungement is often referred to as criminal record sealing. It’s the process of getting the criminal justice system to erase certain criminal records. Expunction is outlined in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 55.01. Individuals are eligible for expungement only under certain circumstances. Eligible individuals may have been acquitted, received a pardon, or had their criminal charges dismissed. Are You Eligible […]