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I did background history check,handgun paper work ...

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I did background history check,handgun paper work came back convicted felon,poor relief,grand theft ,used many names. I was book for poor relief,that it ,someone used my identity ,how will ,I go about geting this off my record who can find out my background check.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 9 years ago.
Unfortunately, this is going to be a fairly complicated process for you do clear this mess. You can start by going to your local law enforcement agency and explain the problem and ask that they check your fingerprints against the arrest record of the person who used your identity. That may clear the problem up for you immediately, since then they can make corrections in the computer system. If the local law enforcement agency is not willing to assist you, then you will need to get an attorney to assist you by going to the court where this other peson was convicted and asking the court to clear the record up, which will involve fingerprinting you and trying to clear your through those means, as well as providing as much other evidence as possible that this other person is not you. If you cannot afford an attorney, you can call the state bar and ask about the pro bono referral program.

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