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Why cant a person with a assault and battery 2nd degree

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Hi , Why cant a person with a assault and battery 2nd degree misdemeanor get an expungement.?

Lawyer's Assistant: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?

Yes about a year ago

Lawyer's Assistant: What advice did they give you?

It is on my wife's record from over 4 years ago

Lawyer's Assistant: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.

They said 2nd degree can not be expunged and I just dont get it.. it is a misdermeanor and she has a clean record other wise also college educated and cant get a job because of it!!!!

Lawyer's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?

Why they treat a misdeameanor just like a felony is beyond me and it is totaly unfair

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