Can I seal my domestic violence battery (DV Battery) record?

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Q: Can I seal my domestic violence battery (DV Battery) record?

A: If you entered a plea of no contest, guilty or were found guilty by a jury then you cannot seal your record for domestic violence battery.  Florida law has a strict list of charges that are not eligible for sealing.  The Florida Department of Law Enforcment processes the application to seal and determines if the applicant complies with Florida law.  DV Battery is one of very few misdemeanors on that list.  Ironically, a battery that is not domestic related is eligible for sealing.    If you are have a pending DV Battery charge call us today for your free consultation.  Don’t go at it alone and expect the truth to prevail.  There are options available to aid your criminal defense and don’t wait to find out after the fact that you made a mistake.  Call today, the consultation is free. (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.

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