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- Were you actually found guilty of the crime or did you plead guilty to it ? I am asking because if the court gave you a conviction without an actual GUILTY notation on the record then you can qualify to have your record sealed and the old records stopped from surfacing again. At the time of your arrest for the FL crime, if you had no additional criminal charges anywhere, the prosecutor could have offered you a supervised probation situation where if you were involved with probation and followed all of his rules, the actual guilty finding would not have been entered by the court -- it would have been "continued without a finding" or a "nolle proequi" disposition on the case. If that is what happened on your case, then you CAN seal this record -- you will have to contact the clerk's office in the FL court where this keeps appearing and ask for the paperwork to have a criminal record sealed or expunged. They should have no problem giving it to you -- and then you complete the paperwork and submit it for further action (generally a hearing but sometimes the judge will sign off if the matter is not too complicated without a hearing).
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