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Was your friend convicted of a felony?
what was the exact crime she was convicted of or plead guilty to?
assault on a police officer.
Unfortunately, such felony conviction would not be eligible for an expungement, even under the new Tennessee expungement law of 2012, that does allow for some misdemeanor and felony convictions to be expunged.
How long ago did this conviction take place
it wasn't true. had to plea guity because she couldn't afford the court cost and fees. about 15 to 20
15 or 20 years ago?
Well at this point, it would be impossible to have this case re-opened, giving the amount of time that had passed and the fact that your friend voluntarily plead guilty to this felony crime.
The only option that your friend has, is to file a Petition with the Governor for a Full Pardon.
If her petition is granted and she received a full pardon, than she would be forgiven for this crime and this felony conviction could no longer be used or count against her.
ok thank you
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Here is the link to the TN official website which contains Application for Pardon:
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thanks that was very helpful
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