Expungements in Kokomo and all of Howard County.
If you have been convicted of a crime in Kokomo or Howard County and are looking to expunge you record, a kokomo expuqngmenet attorney is hear to help. Duepner Law LLC has successfully expunged hundreds of cases all across Indiana including many in Howard County. Expungement is a great tool for individuals that have the life back on track. Expungement can help you can employment. Once your case is expunged you can legally say on an application for employment that you have never been convicted of that crime. In addition, a Kokomo employer or any other employer in the State of Indiana, cannot by law, use an expunged record against you to deny you employment. There are other advantages of expungement as well. Your right to vote, own a firearm, and serve as an executor in an estate, to name a few, will all be restored if you were currently ineligible because of a felony conviction.
Howard County Court system is located in Kokomo Indiana and all expungement within the county must be filed here. There are quite a few statutory requirements that you must meet in order to be eligible but we have found that the most important one, and a good place to start would be the time frame requirement.
Time frame for Expungements
Misdemeanors-You must have 5 years of clean record before you are eligible.
D felony or Level 6 felonies- You must have 8 years of clean record before you are eligible.
Higher Felonies– You must have 8 years of clean record or 3 years from the completion of the sentence, whichever is later.
Some convictions are not eligible but that list is short. Offense such as homicides and sex crimes are not eligible just to name a few.
There are other requirements that have to be met but if you have passed the time frame requirement then give us a call and we would be glad to discuss your case free of charge. At Duepner Law LLC, a large part of our business focuses on expungements. We have experience working in Kokomo and the Howard County Court system and can insure you that you will get a top notch Kokomo Expungement attorney to help you through the process. Duepner Law LLC is a leader in this area of law. We have found that our rates for expungement are often times far lower than the competition. Call now for a free consultation. To learn alot more about expungment click HERE