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Can I Get an Expungement if I'm Arrested and Not Charged?

An uncharged arrestee is entitled to expungement of the police records of the unfortunate event as a matter of right. Experienced Baltimore criminal defense lawyers in Balitmore know this right extends to photographs and fingerprints as well.Although police, and court, records may be expunged, some individuals still find the incident may come up in some background checks. I've had clients who have been denied housing or jobs, regarding the appearance of an old incident in a database. 

This is supposed to be a self-executing process, although that is not always case, and in many instances the arrestee must pursue the matter.

     -This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 4/15/20.

the State has brought charges against you: Call me. 410 591 2835, or fill out the contact template at the bottom of the page. The most important thing you can do at this point is act quickly, and effectively, to protect your interests.

 
Eric T Kirk
Attorney

After graduating with honors from Albany Law School in New York, Eric Kirk has spent most of his 25 year legal career battling insurance companies to secure fair and just compensation for his clients in Maryland, New York, and Florida.

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