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I am applying for a job and they asked if I have ever been

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I am applying for a job and they asked if I have ever been convicted of a crime. I had a dui when I was in college 9 years ago, will that show up on a criminal background check?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Hammer O'Justice replied 5 years ago.
Hello.

Unless you received an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal and the charge was ultimately dismissed, the conviction will show up on a background check. A DUI is at least a misdemeanor (and sometimes a felony), so it does count as a criminal conviction and will come up.
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