I was recently let go from my job of 6 years due to an arrest that happened 5.5 years ago. I was charged with Grand Larceny in Fairfax County, VA and that was reduced to Petit Larceny. This charge was my first and only offense with the law and I am wondering if it is possible to have this expunged from my record because it is hindering my ability to obtain any jobs.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Virginia
This is my first attempt to have my record expunged. I tried contacting a lawyer in VA but they did not return my call.
Good morning,I'm sorry to hear of the situation.Was that conviction your first and only conviction?Doug
Hello,Thank you for responding.Yes, it is a very bad situation for me right now. This was my first and only conviction.
Good morning,As this was your first conviction and you have remained a law abiding citizen, you may apply to the VA court to have your criminal record expunged. You can do it yourself, or retain a local attorney to help you.Here is a link to a petition form:
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