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I was jailed 2005 for misdeamenor case (petty theft). Is it still be on my record if i get a live scan fingerprint?... Read full answer
I was jailed 2005 for misdeamenor case (petty theft). Is it still be on my record if i get a live scan fingerprint?
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Yes. Unless you get the record sealed or expunged, it will remain indefinitely. This is true even if you were simply arrested/charged and the charges were later dismissed.

Here's a link that describes how to check and clear your record in California:

http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/other/crimlawclean.htm

Please let me know, if you have follow-up quesitons.
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