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What form do I need to remove an unlawful fireams carry charge

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What form do I need to remove an unlawful fireams carry charge without conviction from my records? Charge is 13 years old and I cannot get a job because of this.

JD 1992 :

Hello and thank you for contacting Just Answer. I am an expert here and I look forward to assisting you today. If at any point any of my answers aren’t clear please don’t hesitate to ask for clarification.

JD 1992 :

What you need is a Petition for Expungement but I'm not aware of any forms that are online. Attorneys draft their own.

JD 1992 :

Expungements are done so seldom that most form places won't have them.

JD 1992 :

You might try going to the local District Clerk's office and asking them to search for a case in which an expungement was applied for. You can then get copies of what was filed in that case and make up your own pleading from that.

JD 1992 :

However, just be aware that these are reasonably complicated and if they aren't done correctly the judge will deny it and then you can't apply again.

Customer:

can you tell me what information is in one of these petitions? Is it in letter form?

JD 1992 :

No, it is not. It is a formal legal petition. I can't tell you exactly what is in it because that is against the site rules but I can tell you that the statutes covering it are at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CR/htm/CR.55.htm#55.01 and if you track the statute in your pleading then it will be correct.

JD 1992 :

If you will go to the District Clerk's and get a copy of one that has been filed and then compare it to the statute you will see what is required and why.

Customer:

thank you

JD 1992 :

That's the only way that I have ever seen anyone do it on their own and be successful.

JD 1992 :

And you're welcome.

JD 1992 :

Anything else I can assist with?

Customer:

not at this time, thanks again

JD 1992 :

Best wishes to you on this and please don't forget to leave a Positive Rating (of course I’d suggest Excellent!) so I get credit for my work.

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