Can I expunge my Florida criminal arrest record without an attorney?
Expunge Your Florida Criminal Arrest Record Without An Attorney!
The process of expunging a criminal arrest record can be very difficult if you are not familiar with the process and legal terminology. Most people do not realize that once you understand the legal language the process then turns to understanding what to send where and who to send what. This is why many people resort to hiring an attorney to handle the expungement.
There is nothing wrong with saying you need help or that you don’t want to spin your wheels to figure out the expungement process. Your Pinellas expungement attorney’s at the Rooth Law Group are familiar with this process and know it like the back of their hand. We can navigate your application and petition to the end quicker than non-attorney’s. If you require a quick expungement you need an attorney to keep the process moving. After all, a quick expungement is done in approximately 4 months from start to finish.
Some people have the time and patience to complete the expungement on their own and it is entirely possible to do. For pennies on the dollar of what you pay an attorney you can process your application and file your motion with the court and expunge your own record. You are probably thinking that this will be too difficult or that you don’t have time for this. This is simply not true. The process typically takes
4-6 months from start to finish. During this time you have to dedicate your time to stay focused and complete the process.
Below are the 10 things required complete the expungement process:
1. Application for Certificate of Eligibility.
2. Fingerprint card.
3. Money Order made payable to FDLE for $75.00.
4. Certified Copy of the final disposition of your case (proof the case was dropped).
5. Notice of Hearing.
6. Petition to Expunge.
7. Order to Expunge.
9. Certificate of Eligibility.
10. Filing Fee to the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Though the information presented above can be intimidating, your Pinellas expungement lawyers at the Rooth Law Group successfully erase Florida criminal arrest records every month throughout the State of Florida. If you need further assistance with your arrest record expungement call our office for help. If you started the process of expunging your arrest record but you need help finishing the process call to learn how we can help. Call your Saint Petersburg expungement attorney’s at (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.