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Expungement of Arrest Records
Our Expungement of Arrest Records legal kit comes with instructions & forms you can use to file an expunction case called a “Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records" (as long as you meet the legal requirements). Some of the benefits of an Expunction of your records are: *Note. The information below is only related to the state of Texas. Call or request via email below for additional info about your specific state.
Zaria Alondra Legal Services wants to provide the best information available for our customers. These instructions explain the basic steps to ask a court to clear an arrest from your record (expunction). Each step includes a link to the form or forms needed for that step.
You may purchase our forms and use these instructions in the Expungement Kit ONLY if:
DO NOT PURCHASE the Expungement Kit if:
WARNING! These basic instructions provide general information, not legal advice. It’s a good idea to talk with a lawyer about your particular situation.
A lawyer is trained to protect your legal rights. Even if you decide to represent yourself, try to talk to a lawyer about your case before filing anything. Zariah Alondra Tax & Legal Services will do all we can to assist you with finding an affordable or even a Pro-Bono attorney at reduced or no cost. Call today for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does it cost anything to file (turn-in) a Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records?
Yes. There is a fee to file a Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records and additional fees for notifying agencies. The fees vary by county. Call the clerk’s office in the county where you were arrested or where the offense(s) allegedly occurred to learn the fees.
*Please contact us if you are unable to pay your filing fees we may be able to provide assistance where necessary. Please contact us at 800.291.0508 for additional information.
Expunction - If my record is cleared do I have to tell anyone about the arrest?
No, unless you are under oath in a criminal proceeding about the arrest. But, you can explain that the arrest was cleared from your record.
Expunction - How can I prove my record was cleared?
If the court approves your Petition, everyone listed on your Petition will be ordered to remove the arrest from your record.
Expunction - Will the Court automatically approve my Petition?
No. The Court will not approve your Petition if:
Will anyone else is at court for the hearing?
The clerk will give each official, agency, or governmental entity named in your Petition notice of the hearing.
Any of the parties listed in your Petition may go to your hearing. If they do not want your record cleared, they can tell the judge at your hearing.
How long does it take to get a hearing date after I file (turn in) my court papers?
Ask the clerk of the court where you file your court papers how to schedule a hearing date for your case. The hearing date will be at least 30 days after you file your Petition.
Expunction - Is there anything else I should do after the Judge signs the Order?
Yes. About 6 months after the judge signs your Order, get your criminal history from the Department of Public Safety to confirm the arrest has been removed from your records.
Contact Us for additional information
Our firm serves other states across the United States in addition. Please contact one of our friendly legal associates at 817-745-4626 to schedule a time where we can provide you with additional information regarding your specific need.
If you are in need of additional services to complete your Expunction after purchasing our Expunction Legal Kit, we can put in your contact with attorneys across the U.S. who can assist you with any questions you may have.
Once you submit a request, our firm will contact you no later than five hours from the time of your submittal. We look forward to speaking to you soon. Thank you for choosing Zariah A'londra Tax & Legal Services.
This website only contains general legal information and does not contain legal advice. Zariah A'londra Tax and Legal Services is not a law firm or a substitute for an attorney or law firm. The law is complex and changes often. For legal advice, please ask a lawyer.