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I had 2 misdemeanors for petty theft in 2012 and 2013. I am…

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Hi! i had 2 misdemeanors for petty theft in 2012 and 2013. I am off probation and all my fines have been paid + got the therapy I needed. If i expunge these records, will it still show on my DOJ finger livescan?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?

In the state of California

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No not yet!

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Thats it so far! i want to understand more about expungement for misdemeanors

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ok thanks!
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Yes, it will, but it will show up as an arrest and a dismissal and not as a conviction. To remove the arrest record you would need to get a certificate of actual innocence, for which you would not be eligible.

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