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I got busted at 18yo.im now 35. Charged with a felony, ot

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I got busted for pot at 18yo.im now 35. Charged with a felony, ot convicted. Will that show up on backround check for employment?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Chris T., JD replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I'll be happy to assist you.

To answer your question directly, unless the conviction has been sealed or expunged, it will show up on a background check. The State of Florida, like most states, reports criminal convictions to the FBI, who keeps a database. The employer then sends a request to the FBI to check their database and your conviction shows up. You would need to get it sealed or expunged to prevent that from happening.

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