Friend,Since I spoke to a different expert earlier, I don't know how much you're informed (if at all) that this same person goes around the neighborhood and tells lies about us, so I originally asked the advice about defamatory lawsuit.
I have access to the prior question.Therefore, there is more to my question: do I have the right to ask from the court to get her statement/affidavit on which she based that EPO, or is it only a lawyer can that get it from the court?
No, anything in the court file is public record. One may call their circuit court
, get the number for the records department, and for a nominal fee, get any record filed with the court. This may be done by any party, not just an attorney.I am now wondering if this can be expunged from my record?
You can ATTEMPT to do so, but, the Court may deny it. One may file a motion to seal record in the court, but the Judge would need overwhelming evidence of why the need for open records is overstepped by your request to seal. Many are denied, I am afraid.
The good news is that a civil record is generally not searched in a standard background check. Unless someone knew exactly what they were searching for, this almost never comes up on background checks with employers, for example.
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