Top Rated Henrico County VA Expungement Lawyer

Henrico County VA Expungement LawyerAn Expungement is the legal process that erases or seals the records of a criminal offense from police and court records. If you have been arrested or charged with a criminal violation in Henrico County, but were not convicted, then you may be eligible to petition the Circuit Court to have the police and court records of your case sealed. The existence of a criminal record may create a manifest injustice and can negatively affect your career and future – even if you were not convicted. Let us review your case! NOTE: For purposes of an expungement, a conviction includes cases where the evidence was found to be sufficient for a finding of guilt even if not convicted.

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Experienced Henrico VA Lawyers for Expungement of Criminal Record

Best Law Firm 2024 Riley Wells Attorneys at Law - Traffic Ticket, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prominent local Henrico County VA law firm with over 60 years of combined legal experience. Our lawyers are successful with Petitions for Expungement of criminal records in the Henrico Circuit Court. We are recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. The criminal records to be expunged from police and court files may include a felony arrest or a misdemeanor charge. We have a long track record of success with convincing Henrico County Circuit Court Judges to grant our Petitions for Expungement. We are located in Henrico County a few miles from the Courthouse. Our firm has been positively reviewed more than any other law firm that represents clients in Henrico County.

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Petition for Expungement Attorney Henrico County VA Circuit Court Lawyer

A Petition for Expungement of a Henrico criminal record is filed with the Henrico Circuit CourtA Petition for Expungement to erase or seal a Henrico VA criminal arrest or charge from police and court records is filed in the Henrico County Circuit Court. The mere filing of a Petition for Expungement does not automatically mean that the petition will be granted and that the criminal record of your case will be erased. Retain the best Henrico County VA Expungement Attorney for your case because the Henrico Commonwealth Attorney as respondent for the Commonwealth can object to the Petition. Such an objection does not mean you will lose. Ultimately it is up to the Judge on whether the Petition to Expunge is granted and the police and court records are sealed.

Seal Henrico VA Criminal Records for Privacy and Professional Reasons

Henrico County VA Lawyer to Petition Henrico Circuit Court to Expunge Seal Criminal RecordWe understand that the police and court records of your Henrico County VA criminal case includes sensitive information. That sensitive information may still be visible in court and police records even if the case was dismissed. Many clients elect to seal the police and courts records of their criminal cases if they have the opportunity. Do not lose an educational or professional opportunity – if possible – because of a criminal charge that did not result in a conviction. Virginia law prohibits an employer or educational institution from requiring an applicant to disclose information concerning a criminal charge that has been expunged. Contact a Henrico County VA Expungement Lawyer for help with your case.

Henrico Expungement Lawyer Sealing a Criminal Record Granted by Judge

Henrico Expungement Lawyer Sealing a Criminal Record Granted by JudgeIn this case, our client was accused of soliciting a prostitute. The client’s criminal case was filed with the Henrico General District Court. We convinced the District Court Judge to enter an order that dropped the case. We then Henrico County VA Petition for Expungement in the Circuit Court. Judge Wallerstein was the presiding Judge on our Petition. The Judge was convinced by our petition, granted it, and ordered the police and court records of our client’s case to be expunged or sealed. Click on image to see court order. NOTE: Private background check companies may possess records related to cases that have now been expunged. Contact them directly for removal of the expunged records.

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5/4/2021 | Updated 12/18/2023