Can I Clear a Domestic Abuse Charge From My Record?

Posted January 29th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence.

A few years ago, you were charged with domestic violence for slapping your partner at the time. You pled guilty and followed your punishment. But time has passed. You are no longer with the same person and you haven’t done anything else criminal after the offense. However, the charge still haunts follows you to this day. Is there a way to get this expunged from your record, like any other crime?

First, remember you must wait a certain number of years before you can expunge your record from two years if it’s just a violation to up to 10 years. Also be aware there are some charges that are ineligible from being expunged, which include:

  • Homicide
  • Kidnapping
  • Human trafficking
  • Luring or enticing
  • Aggravated sexual assault
  • Criminal sexual contact of a minor
  • Robbery
  • Rape
  • Arson and related offenses

Domestic violence can be expunged from your record. However, to be safe, you may want to check with the police or contact The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone. We will not only give you the information you need to clear your record, but assist you in filing the proper paperwork. For more information on record expungement, click here.

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