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My son who is now 25 years of age was charged seven years ago

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My son who is now 25 years of age was charged seven years ago for a false ID - He is now getting ready to join the work force - he applied to and was accepted at PNC - Hawthorn. PNC Hawthorn is now rescending their offer of employment because of this past record. Can this be expunged from the records?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  LawTalk replied 6 years ago.
Where did the conviction occur?

Was the conviction a misdemeanor or a felony?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.


I am pretty sure it was a misdemeanor (Myrtly Beach SC)

Expert:  LawTalk replied 6 years ago.
Good morning,

Under South Carolina Code of Laws § 22-5-910, a defendant may apply three years after the date of the conviction for an order expunging the records of the arrest and conviction of a first offense conviction in a magistrate's court or a municipal court.

You son will want to retain an attorney local to the count he was convicted in to petition the court for an expungement.

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