San Diego - El Cajon Criminal Records Expungement

After successful completion of probation for a felony or a misdemeanor, a person can apply to have the conviction “expunged” or dismissed. With certain important exceptions relating to ownership of firearms and applications for state licenses, the effect of the dismissal is to relieve the person from all penalties and disabilities resulting from the conviction.

Certain convictions, particularly for sex crimes, are not eligible for dismissal.

A felony expungement requires a court hearing. A misdemeanor expungement does not require a hearing. The court charges a filing fee for the dismissal.

A convicted felon and certain persons convicted of misdemeanors can also apply for a “Certificate of Rehabilitation.” A Certificate of Rehabilitation relieves certain sex offenders of the duty to register pursuant to Penal Code section 290. You should discuss with an attorney the requirements and procedure for a Certificate of Rehabilitation.

If you or someone you know is seeking a dismissal or a Certificate of Rehabilitation, call the Law Offices of Dan Bacal at (619) 588-2064 or request a FREE case evaluation. The initial consultation is free of charge. We accept payment plans and credit cards to handle your case.


The Law Offices of Dan Bacal
275 E Douglas, Ave., Ste 114
El Cajon, CA 92020
Telephone: 619-588-2064
Fax: 619-839-3133
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