Expungement

Expungement Attorney in Los Angeles

What Is Expungement and How Can It Help Me?

Expunge means to erase or remove entirely, especially something unwanted. It is sometimes referred to as "cleaning your record." When a person is convicted of a crime, it goes on their record and potential employers and educational institutions can see your history. This can have a very negative effect on your life. There are often actions that you can take to expunge or "clean" your record. Once you have successfully had your record expunged, you do not necessarily have to disclose a prior arrest or conviction on applications for employment, housing or the like. Normally, if a potential employer, school or other institution runs a background check, no record of an expunged conviction or arrest will appear. It is a valuable action worth taking. If you have a prior arrest or conviction on your record and you want it expunged in order to clear your way for future opportunities, you need the services of a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney at Lessem and Newstat.

How to Get Your Record Expunged in Los Angeles

Not every person is eligible for expungement and the process itself of petitioning can be complex. The procedures for state and federal crimes will be different. If you would like to have your record expunged, or you know an adult or youth who would benefit from this legal action, our office can help. We will review all of the information concerning their conviction, time served, penalties imposed and paid and other relevant data. We can determine eligibility for expungement and if eligible, we will assist in handling the complex process of filing the petition. We highly recommend taking action to expunge your record and especially that of a youth or young adult.

If you want to find out if you are eligible for a record expungement, contact us today.

  • I have nothing but praise.

    “I have nothing but praise for the quality of service provided to my family, it was professional and top notch. I am a satisfied customer and highly recommended this law firm.”

  • We are very pleased and impressed!

    “We are blessed to have you for our lawyer and will highly recommend you with your professional and educated advice!”

  • DEFINITELY the best lawyer

    “You can''t understand how happy this makes us, mom even started to cry! Thank you so much for all your help! this is super fantastic news and I'll feel a lot safer flying in tomorrow. Again thank you, ...”

  • I will recommend you and your firm to anyone

    “I shall never forget you. You can take for granted that I will recommend you and your firm to anyone who needs counsel.”

  • No Jail Time

    “Getting my DUI was a very scary thing for me. Not knowing what I was up against, I turned to the law firm, which came highly recommended through a friend. I was amazed to learn that I didn't have to ...”

/

Why Choose Us

Respected & Recognized in the Legal Community
  • 1,000's of Cases Handled In & Out of Court
  • 50+ Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • No Recovery, No Fees for All Injury Cases
  • Strong & Attentive Counsel Available 24/7

Make Your Future
Our Business

Get 24/7 Legal Advice & Counsel
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
Your Fight Is Our Fight

When going through serious legal matters, do not put your case in the hands of just any attorney. Rather, work with a team who has earned a respected reputation for outstanding legal service and one with a proven track record of success.