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One year ago I picked up a class B Misdemeanor, theft. When

One year ago I picked...
One year ago I picked up a class B Misdemeanor, theft. When I was 21..
I payed my dues, both to the state and the store I took from.
I had it deferred adjudafication. I want to service my country will this hold me back
Is there any further actions I can take to get a clean record. Or am I just going to keep hitting this wall despite all the I do.
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Hi! I will be the professional that will be helping you today. I look forward to providing you with information to help solve your problem.

Good afternoon. I certainly understand the situation and your concern. This is certainly thing which you can try and have expunged from your record or in the alternative, an order of nondisclosure. I have provided the link with the steps and information you will need, to try and obtain that. However, if you want to service your country by enlisting in the army, military, air force, etc, they will be able to see your criminal record, even if you try and hide it from public view. At the same time, a recruiter should be able to help you and get your enlisted. They have incentives for working with you and typically it is drug related or violent crimes which result in a person not being able to enlist. A misdemeanor charge for theft should not prevent you from doing so and you should certainly speak with a recruiter to help you with the process.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/pages/juvenilecriminalhistoryrecords.htm

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

I mean, that is good news means I can do something still.


I thought you could not get deferred adjudication off your record

The order of disclosure may be an alternative and if you click on the link, you will see if the ability to do so, applies to your situation. At the end of the day, you should be able to enlist but will need to disclose the charge.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

So, is there any possibility of getting it expunged?

No, there is not. Like I said, that would only prevent it from public view, if granted, not from the armed forces.
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I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!
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