I am a 43 year old male, and had gotten into trouble at age 18, convicted of a felony Grand Theft at 19, served a year in jail and left with no Probation etc. nearly 24 years ago...Now i'm "saddled" with this on my record and it is affecting me becoming gainfully employed, in fact I was let go from Washington State University after working nearly 5 years there when they found out about my past conviction. How do I get this off my record? I have since graduation college, paid off 53K in student loans and owe no one in this world a dime...Signed: Will this haunt me forever?Sincerely,Shane
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Idaho
Contact local attorney some 5 years ago, and he said it's best to "leave it buried"...however it apparently was discovered and cost me my job...even though my employer wont admit to that fact.
Hello.Is the conviction in Idaho?
Yes, convicted in Idaho 1989.
Thank you for the additional information. Since you did not receive Probation, you are likely not eligible for an expungement. However, you can apply for a pardon. This website has a link to the application as well as the rules on the pardoning process:http://parole.idaho.gov/pardons.htmYou do not need a lawyer unless you want one, as the application is relatively simple.
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