Sigal Law Group Blog

Can I Clear My Record?

As experienced criminal defense attorneys serving the Los Angeles area, one question we hear very frequently is whether it is possible to remove a crime from a client’s record.  While most people may believe that the process of expungement means that all records of a crime or charges are completely erased, this is not technically true. However, under California Penal Code 1203.4 it is possible release a person of “all penalties and disabilities” resulting from a conviction, essentially clearing that conviction from their record. Why Seek Expungement? One of the main reasons our clients seek expungement of criminal offenses is...