New Expungement Law Michigan
Great news! The expungement laws have changed! If you legally could not get an expungement in the past you may now be eligible due to a chance that just happened this year.
Call expungement lawyer Aaron J. Boria at (734_ 453-7806 today for a free consultation.
Expungement in Michigan
It used to be that you could only expunge one offense from your record and that offense could be the only offense you have on your record with the exception of having to minor violations prior to the age of 21.
The law has changed and now the following applies:
- A person convicted of not more than 1 felony and not more than 2 misdemeanors may petition to set aside the felony.
- A person convicted of not more than 2 misdemeanor offenses may petition to set aside 1 or both misdemeanors.
- A person convicted of CSC 4 (MCL 750.520e) before 1/12/15 may petition to set aside the conviction if the individual has not been convicted of another offense, other than 2 minor offenses.
- A person convicted of prostitution may set that offense aside if they committed the offense as a direct result of human trafficking.
If you received a deferral such as one for MIP, 7411, HYTA, 769,4a it will count as a misdemeanor against you.
- A felony where the max punishment is life in prison cannot be expunged.
- CSC is not expugnable with the exception of CSC 4 that occurred after this new law came into affect.
- Drinking and driving cannot be expunged.
- Felony domestic violence cannot be expunged if the person has a previous misdemeanor domestic violence conviction.
- Violation for human trafficking.
For more information about expungements in Michigan click here.
Michigan Expungement Lawyer
Tired of being turned down from jobs because of your criminal history? Looking for a second chance? Call expungement lawyer, Aaron J. Boria at (734) 453-7806.
To date, we have one every expungement hearing we have been hired for.