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if a minor, age 17, was convicted of a non-violent felony in 1979 in Michigan and served less than one year- weekends in county jail, would that record be available to FBI national search or is it closed due to the minor's age? this question is pertinent to obtaining licensing through Board of Registrars in AZ this year. Of course this would be disclosed on the application or should we not disclose this on the application?
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Nope! I see only my own answer. And your query as to whether I saw your reply and the fact that you relisted the question.Please use the reply tab below to reply again so that I can see what else you wanted to know..
Thank you! we were all over the site trying to figure out where it went....now I am 51 years old and have tried unsuccessfully to acquire expungement in Michigan because of a second misdemeanor conviction while still a minor. Was told by the my public defender a few years ago that only the Gov. of MI could expunge my case. Is there a fast track way to obtaining expungement if I have been more or less turned down verbally by the un-cooperative prosecuting atty? or is it impossible due to the second conviction?
also, in your initial answer you stated that AZ does not seal minor convictions...I currently reside in AZ but since the conviction was in MI would that be open to AZ?
Thank you for your time Fran, one last question and I know there are no guarantees, if I just denied everything on the application for home inspector certification in regards XXXXX XXXXX misdemeanor or felony conviction- what do you think the chances are that the system would catch it? I hate to think that a stupid kid, now an adult who knows better, should have so many doors closed when trying to better oneself.again thank you!
Hi,Can't say for sure. You're going back a long time and I don't know how long your state has had computer records. Old enough, and it could definitely have gotten lost in the transition from microfiche to computer.You can get yourself a copy of your official FBI RAP sheet and see exaclty what your licensing agency would see and find out if you're one of the lucky ones whose offense has fallen through the cracks. There are two ways you could get it done. One way is to order the fingerprint card, take it to the police, and send it back through the mail to the FBI. It's inexpensive but probably slow. The other is to get electronically printed at an FBI approved center. That's quick but you pay more for the technology.You can find out how to do either here.
Fran,you are a glimmmmer of hope, I hope the universe smiles upon you and your dreams are filled with abundance. I would like to make sure I have your contact info for future use to let you know how it goes. If you would like to share your info with me. Thank you so very much for all your expertise.
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