What Types of Charges and Convictions Can Be Expunged or Sealed From My Criminal Record?

What Types of Charges and Convictions Can Be Expunged or Sealed From My Criminal Record?

Expungement laws in Virginia are very limited. While other states are more lenient with regard to expungements, Virginia is not among them. Specifically, Virginia courts do not allow for the expungement of any conviction from your record no matter how old. You are only eligible to petition the court to expunge a charge from your…

Norfolk Criminal Defense Attorney Named 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star

Norfolk Criminal Defense Attorney Named 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star

Attorney Jamilah D. LeCruise was selected again this year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018. After being nominated, Super Lawyers engage in in-depth independent research and evaluate candidates on 12 indicators of personal achievement and peer recognition including honors and awards, professional activity, experience, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures, and other…

Will a Deferred Disposition Show Up on My Criminal Record? Can I Get a First Offender Charge Expunged?

Will a Deferred Disposition Show Up on My Criminal Record? Can I Get a First Offender Charge Expunged?

A deferred disposition occurs when a judge enters a finding of guilt with the court but allows a person to complete certain requirements and comply with various terms and conditions in order to potentially have the charge dismissed. If the person is compliant with the court order, the charge will be dismissed. Otherwise, the person…