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If you have the TABC removed, and it was a court conviction also attached, you will need to Petition the Court to have it expunged from the Court's records.
And to do that you can get the Petition from the Court of Conviction.
You will file the Petition and it could take a few months for it to be removed
i want to expunged TABC record from my history
how to do that
I suggest you go to the Court Clerk where the conviction took place and request the Petition
i am not in texas right now
You will file the Petition with the clerk. And then you have to use a process server or the Sheriff to have the District Attorney served. If you are not in Texas, call the Clerk and ask to have the form mailed to you
They can do that. But at some point, you will need to attend a hearing or have a local Texas attorney attend for you on your behalf
But you can get the ball rolling by calling and getting the Petition to file. OR
ok this happened in Jan 2009
and case was closed in Dec 2009
You can call the Texas Bar Association for a legal referral service
I don't know any attorney in texas. Will you do this kind of cases?
So it was in 2009 and you were convicted? Correct?
i did paid some fine and did community service for 24hr
Alright. In that case, you must get a Pardon to have the records expunged
was in probation for 6 months
And I am going to give you that link information here.
actually they gave it for 1 year but i completed all my things in 6 months and they closed my case early
Here is the link
You need to get the application and apply for the Pardon. And then Petition the court to have it removed from the court records
If you have a conviction, you need the pardon.
The Pardon will not guarantee the expungement via the Courts, because they are separate and apart entities
But with the Pardon, you are "eligible" to Petition the Court
It is not an overnight process and takes a bit of time to get it done. But that is the only way to get it removed.
Hey all this is a bit confusing to me. i don't know attorney in texas. Will you do these kind of cases?
We are precluded from representing JA/Pearl customers
I can give you the information for a Texas Lawyer referral service if you want
We can only provide information that is true and correct.
that would me helpfull for me
Give me a second, please
if i expunged this record from my history who can see it?
Only the courts, law enforcement in certain situations and the District Attorney in certain situations
It will not show on a public Background check
what about immigration officer?
basically i am in H1b visa and i need to go to India for my visa stamping
this record might effect my visa stamping so that is the reason i want i to take it out from my history
It may show on an immigration background check. But it is rare. IT will show as "expunged"
However, as a misdemeanor, I don't see how it would affect your Visa
some of my friends go rejected , they have drunk and driver in there history.
DWI is very different
You were convicted of selling alcohol to a minor? And got probation?
And your probation is all done and no outstanding fines
yes that's right
everything is done
So, you can contact the Legal Referral service in Texas about the Pardon and expungment. But I suggest your conviction should not interfer with the Visa
However, you can repost that question as an Immigration question in the JA/Pearl Immigration category where an Immigration professional will assist you with certainty.
this information is very much helpful for me
I provide true and accurate information. Good luck now