If I got a DWI 9 years ago, how long do I have have to keep putting this on job applications?

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If I got a DWI 9 years ago, how long do I have have to keep putting this on job applications?

Since Ihave gonnen a college degree, I just think that it’s holding me back by having to select yes on this on each application.

Asked on May 20, 2013 under Criminal Law, North Carolina

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Given the age of the DUI that you received, I suggest that you consult with a criminal defense attorney to see if you can possibly get the DUI conviction expunged. If you get it expunged then technically you no longer have a criminal conviction for it but the proceeding will still show on your record. Such might help you with your employment endeavor.


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