One of my young clients was caught stealing from a local department store. Despite the evidence against her, she was approved for a pretrial diversion program, and the charges were dismissed today. As long as she succeeds in performing the conditions of the program (community service and avoiding further trouble with the law), she will be able to expunge the arrest two years from the date of the offense. For young clients, expunctions are extremely important, as they allow clients to deny that their arrest occurred when prospective employers or educational institutions question them about their criminal histories.
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