Is it at all possible to get1 or2 misdemeanor theft charges sealed, expunged, or pardoned if your currently being charged for a 3rd?

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Is it at all possible to get1 or2 misdemeanor theft charges sealed, expunged, or pardoned if your currently being charged for a 3rd?

Both charges are 4 years prior and I complied with the police; I have had no trouble since then up until now. I was strong-armed into making a confession by a company for theft by unauthorized taking and really don’t want to become a convicted felon for this.

Asked on February 5, 2012 under Criminal Law, Maine

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

The first thing that I suggest that you do concerning the question that you are writing about is to consult with a criminal defense attorney as to the current criminal charge that you are facing.

Realistically, the chances of getting your prior convictions sealed, expunged or pardoned given the current charge against you is remote for the simple fact that courts want to see a period of rehabilitation before even considering the requests that you are writing about.


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