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Expungement of criminal records help for applicants

Expungement of criminal records help for applicants

Many applicants might be declined opportunities and benefits because of their criminal records. backgroundchecks.com MyClearStart program is set up to help people through the legal process of expungement

U.S. Judges Cannot Expunge Federal Convictions, Appeals Court Finds Blog Post

U.S. Judges Cannot Expunge Federal Convictions, Appeals Court Finds

In state and county courts, ex-offenders can win the right to have their criminal records expunged. In the past, reformed ex-criminals have pursued ex...

How Can I Expunge My Criminal Record? Blog Post

How Can I Expunge My Criminal Record?

Tired of missing out on job opportunities or having your apartment applications rejected because of a criminal record? You aren't alone: many ex-offen...

backgroundchecks.com announces expungement clearinghouse Blog Post

backgroundchecks.com announces expungement clearinghouse

After working for a year behind the scenes with various industry leading criminal record database companies, backgroundchecks.com is proud to announce...

An Update on Clean Slate Legislation Blog Post

An Update on Clean Slate Legislation

More states and jurisdictions are taking steps to increase the accessibility of expungement and criminal record sealing. We take a look at recent brea...

Shelby County and Bethesda County Consider Ban the Box Changes Blog Post

Shelby County and Bethesda County Consider Ban the Box Changes

After a slow start in the late 1990s and the early 2000s, the ban the box movement gained steam based on a simple idea: offering individuals with prio...

Georgia Senate Votes in Favor of New Expungement Bill Blog Post

Georgia Senate Votes in Favor of New Expungement Bill

Expungement could soon be considerably easier for Georgia citizens. A bill recently passed by the Georgia State Senate would expand the circumstances ...

Acceptance Grows for Blog Post

Acceptance Grows for "Clean Slate" Approach to Criminal Records

Even if it only contains misdemeanors, a criminal record can be a critical barrier to housing, employment, and many other essential services for indiv...

Pathways to Expungement for Minor Crimes Expand Further Blog Post

Pathways to Expungement for Minor Crimes Expand Further

As even more states choose to fully legalize marijuana, the legacy of its illicit status continues to be a source of strife for offenders. With many s...

Expansion of Marijuana Legalization Gives Expungement Procedures New Importanc Blog Post

Expansion of Marijuana Legalization Gives Expungement Procedures New Importanc

Laws that allow for the legal sale of recreational marijuana are now on the books in nine states (and Washington, D.C.), with Michigan poised to vote ...

Expungement Efforts Take Center Stage in Several States Blog Post

Expungement Efforts Take Center Stage in Several States

For some job-seekers, the most harrowing part of the application process is not the interview but the initial paperwork. For those who live in areas w...

Communities Aim to Open Doors with Expungement Assistance Blog Post

Communities Aim to Open Doors with Expungement Assistance

Background checks mean different things to different people. For an employer, they are a valuable tool to be used in accordance with regulations to de...

Can I Expunge My Past Criminal Record? Blog Post

Can I Expunge My Past Criminal Record?

It’s a situation that a surprising number of job seekers face: a person with a single criminal conviction on their record—often a decades-old drug or ...

Expungement Blog Post

Expungement

Many applicants might be declined opportunities and benefits because of their criminal records. backgroundchecks.com MyClearStart program is set up to...