Criminal convictions, juvenile charges, summary offenses, Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD), and arrests appear on criminal history background checks and may have a serious detrimental impact in obtaining or maintaining employment, housing, education, and professional licensure.
In Pennsylvania expungement may be offered in specific circumstances set forth by statute in 18 Pa.C.S. §9122 and §9123.
These circumstances include:
• Successful completion of the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program
• Conviction was for a summary offense and the person has not been arrested or prosecuted for five years
• A violation related to the illegal transportation, consumption, possession, or purchase of alcohol by a person when he or she was over 18 but under 21, is now 21, and has met all his or her conviction requirements
• Court order for the removal of arrest-only and other non-conviction data
• Defendant is 70 years or older and has had no other arrest or prosecution for 10 years beyond release from supervision of the court
• Person has been deceased for three years or longer
• Certain juvenile records.
Contact Gene Jarrell today for a free consultation to determine whether you may be eligible for expungement of your record. (610) 5675-6130.