What steps do I need to take in order to have a misdemeanor of false pretenses expunged or sealed?

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What steps do I need to take in order to have a misdemeanor of false pretenses expunged or sealed?

I was charged on the 14th; the felony was dismissed but I pled quilty to the misdemeanor. I received 90 days suspended, 1 year unsupervised probation and have to pay restitution. Is there a way to have this removed so I can seek employment?

Asked on March 21, 2013 under Criminal Law, West Virginia

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately for you the matter cannot be changed. If you succeed on your probation the charge will be dismissed as to you where there will be no criminal conviction. I suggest that you consult further with a criminal defense attorney to see what your legal options are besides what is stated.


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