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Accomplished San Antonio Expunction Lawyer Helps Clients Find Peace of Mind

Board-certified Texas attorney works to seal old criminal records

If you have been arrested in connection with a crime, it can have a significant impact on your life, even if you weren’t actually convicted. Simply having an arrest on your criminal record, regardless of the circumstances or the outcome, can hinder many aspects of your future. At Tylden Shaeffer, Attorney at Law, P.C. in San Antonio, I assist Texas clients who want to clear their records through expunction or sealing. This way, they aren’t harmed when seeking their preferred job, school or residence. As the internet has made personal information easily accessible, the number of people who have access to your private affairs is staggering. Every detail from your case, including your arrest, charges and sentencing, could be available to the public. My firm gives Texans the opportunity to put unsupported allegations and previous mistakes in the past, where they belong.

Firm handles expunction matters so individuals can obtain jobs and homes

Expunction, sometimes known as expungement, allows you to tell prospective employers that you have not been convicted of a crime and lets you have peace of mind if you know someone is performing a criminal background check on you. This process could be critical in allowing you to get a student loan, housing assistance or a professional license. Expunction is available in certain situations, including cases where:

  • Charges were brought, but the trial ended in an acquittal.
  • Charges were dismissed or never brought and the relevant waiting period has expired. The exact length of this waiting period depends on the class of crime involved.
  • You were found guilty of a misdemeanor while a juvenile.

Many people want the benefits that accompany the expunction of state or federal records, but finding the right advocate is crucial. When you work with me rather than through websites that advertise cheap expunctions and pass you onto inexperienced attorneys, you’ll be working with a board-certified attorney with decades of knowledge and experience.

Dedicated advocate advises on how to prevent records from being disclosed

Record sealing allows individuals to limit disclosure of their criminal records to law enforcement agencies and select licensing boards. When sealing is authorized by state law, my firm initiates the process by filing a petition for nondisclosure. This differs from expunction, which deletes the record, but, in many cases, has the same effect, particularly when it comes to educational and housing applications. As an accomplished criminal defense attorney, I know the positive difference that sealing an old record can have for people who have started a new chapter in their lives. Each client works personally with me so I can gain all of the information necessary to make the strongest possible argument on your behalf.

Contact a skillful San Antonio lawyer for a free consultation regarding expunction

Tylden Shaeffer, Attorney at Law, P.C. assists Texas clients seeking the expunction or sealing of criminal records. Please call (210) 227-1500 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation at my office in San Antonio.

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