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Hi I was sentence when I was 19 years old for possession of

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Hi I was sentence when I was 19 years old for possession of a controlled substance in 1988 in the state of Florida.MY goal is to have my record sealed I have not been in any trouble after my release from prison in 1989.I need to know what are my right that I only have one conviction on my record.

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I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

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Unfortunately in the state of Florida, a criminal conviction cannot be sealed or expunged.

Customer:

yes I'm online

Alex J. Esq. :

So, the only option is filing a petition for a full pardon with the governor.

Customer:

is there and think that Ican do

Alex J. Esq. :

While it would not seal or expunge your criminal conviction, if granted you would be forgiven for the crime and would not suffer any consequences any longer, it would be like if you were never convicted.

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Does this make sense?

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Would you like me to provide the link to the official website which has the application and other information required for the full pardon?

Customer:

yes

Alex J. Esq. :

https://fpc.state.fl.us/Clemency.htm

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Do you have any related follow up questions?

Customer:

ok what do you think my chances are.

Alex J. Esq. :

Well, the current Florida governor did not grant many pardons.

Alex J. Esq. :

Previous two governors did grant more pardons.

Alex J. Esq. :

So, it might be a good idea to wait for a new Governor before proceeding.

Customer:

Rick Scott

Customer:

yes thank you so much.

Alex J. Esq. :

Also it is a good idea to hire an experienced pardon law attorney to help you put together all the evidence of your rehabilitation and letters of recommendation from people holding high positions in the community, such as doctors, priests, lawyers, police, etc...

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Customer:

ok I will

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yes I will do that know problem.

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