Sealing and Expungement
FORT LAUDERDALE SEALING AND EXPUNGING OF RECORDS LAWYER
The Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. offers experienced and skilled representation for sealing and expunging of records in Broward County, Florida. Mr. Simmons is an experienced criminal trial attorney serving as a former Broward County Prosecutor and former Broward County Public Defender. The Law office, conveniently located near the courthouse in downtown Ft. Lauderdale, offers a free consultation so that we may discuss you case in person, and affordable payment plans can be arranged.RECORDS SEALING & EXPUNGING IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA
Florida law allows an individual a once in a lifetime opportunity, under certain circumstances, to seal or expunge a criminal record. Mistakes or moments of bad judgment are a part of life, and we hope to learn valuable lessons from these mistakes. However, one mistake should not have the effect of permanently damaging your reputation and your livelihood. If you are in need of a criminal record sealed or expunged, contact the Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. for a free consultation.WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SEALING/EXPUNGING OF RECORDS?
When a record is SEALED, the general public will be precluded from accessing any information pertaining to your record. However, there are specific exceptions to this general rule.
When a record is EXPUNGED, it is destroyed for the general public. However, there are specific exceptions to this general rule.
When your record is sealed or expunged, under most circumstances, you may deny the facts that have been sealed or expunged.THE PROCESS OF SEALING AND EXPUNGING YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD
Having your record sealed or expunged can be a complex and protracted process. It requires contact with multiple entities including the State Attorney’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Court system. It is necessary to have a skilled and experienced lawyer working on your behalf to obtain the best possible result.
If you are in need of having a criminal record sealed of expunged or have additional questions regarding this legal process, contact the Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. for a fee consultation. (954) 765-3540