I was a former prosecutor for almost 10 years. There was a satisfaction when the court was dealing with getting off probation and expungements.
To me, expungement and sealing records officially begins a new chapter in a persons life. I have spent my entire legal career in criminal law. I spent almost 10 years as a prosecutor.
It is probably the best part of criminal law. It is when someone is coming to the court to finish off the final chapter in what was a bad and usually life changing experience. When I was a prosecutor I was in charge of the determining the position of these cases. I knew the petition and argument had to satisfy what the government is looking for. I also was able to gather what judges usually want to hear from the individual before they grant the motion.
Getting a case expunged is a joy. I often did not represent the clients in their case. What I do is close out their experience with the criminal process. I wanted to give some information that made it more worthwhile for someone to begin the expungement process.
In today’s economic hard times, our firm receives numerous inquiries about clearing one’s criminal record. The concern expressed is almost always that a prospective employer may reject a job applicant who has a criminal record, or pass over an existing employee for a promotion or pay raise on the same basis.
Getting a San Diego DUI off their record is one of the most common questions I receive. Most of my San Diego DUI clients have never have been in trouble before. Getting off probation and ultimately getting the San Diego DUI expunged is one of the most important aspects of the case.
As a Former Prosecutor it was a joy to tell the judge we had no opposition to an expungement. This meant the individual had done what society has asked them and to move on with their life. As an attorney who works on San Diego Expungements the joy is doubled. I will say that there is a lot of barriers set up for these people.
Perhaps there is a felony conviction somewhere in your past. Maybe you think it was a minor felony as felonies go, and you served your time and can move on with your life. It might be a misdemeanor DUI conviction. Unfortunately, in the society we live in, the reality is that something like a criminal conviction follows you everywhere, even if it is just a misdemeanor. You may not think it’s worth the time, money and effort to get your record expunged. If that’s true, here are five reasons why you will definitely want to reconsider. A San Diego expungement definitely has its benefits.