I have a shop lifting charge from 2004 in Maine and I wanted to see if I can get it expunged.
State/Country relating to question: Maine
I have spoken with a lawyer and he said he it wasn't a guarantee and it would cost like 2000
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I certainly understand your concern. Maine does not expunge (erase) criminal records, so criminal records never get completely removed by a pardon. Instead, information concerning the pardoned conviction is considered non-conviction data and is not available for public inquiries. Information related to a conditional pardon (or commutation of sentence) may still be disseminated for public inquiries. The forms to file a Petition for Executive Clemency and a detailed explanation of the process are available on the Secretary of State's website. This is something which you can do yourself and do not need an attorney for, unless of course you want to retain one. There is no guarantee, so make sure if you may for an attorney, you know exactly what they will do for you.
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Hi David. Just wanted to see if you looked into the pardon and if this was something you thought you could handle yourself?
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