“What happens on the Internet stays on the Internet,” writes blogger and attorney Drew Cochran in his latest blog post. “If you've been charged with a crime, this fact should definitely cause you some concern.”
Cochran addresses how easy it is to find charges, convictions and more online but states that some records could be cleared or expunged to essentially remove the public’s access to the information.
“A petition for expungement is not automatically granted and certain records are not subject to erasure,” he writes.
For example, Cochran states you are not eligible to ask for expungement if you were convicted of more than one non-violent crime.
Find out more about clearing online court records in the blog post: Getting Convictions Expunged in Maryland: What You Need To Know.
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