My daughter had a summons issued for her father,my husband alleging that he hit her.That was two years ago.The summons was never served but it shows on backround checks.How can we resove that problem?
State/Country relating to Question: North Carolina
Dear JACUSTOMER - Unfortunately NC law has no provision for expunging any criminal records so you would need to request that the governor issue a pardon to clear any record of criminal charges. Obviously there was never a conviction or arrest but the fact that it is on the record is still a problem. You can write to the governor's office and request that his record be cleared of any mention of the summons and I have provided the website below for your convenience. I assume there have been no other convictions or arrests that he needs to worry about since it is very difficult to get any cooperation if there are multiple charges or convictions. Many states have provisions in their statutes for expungement or sealing of criminal records but NC is not one of them.
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