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I am applying job with the county where I live in CA and

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I am applying for a job with the county where I live in CA and have been asked to complete a conviction background questionnaire. When I was 21, more than 30 years ago, I was arrested for a DUI -- no jail time and I don't even recall having to go to court. I have not received even a traffic ticket since. Do I need to include the DUI on the questionnaire?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

According to your recollection there was no conviction. You probably only got a moving violation (ie. a ticket) laws/enforcement of dui have changed substantially in the last 30 years so I could easily see you not having a conviction for this. I would not include it on there.

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