New Maryland Expungement Law in October 2015

new maryland expungement lawGreat news for people looking to expunge their criminal record in Maryland.  Starting October 1, 2015, will be able to expunge even more cases from your Maryland criminal record.

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The New Maryland Expungement Law goes into effect on October 1, 2015. The new law was created by House Bill 304 in the Maryland Legislature.   The old Maryland expungement laws precluded individuals from expunging their record if they had a “guilty” finding or had been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic offense, since the eligible charges.

New Maryland Expungement Law Starting October 2015

What that meant before was if you had a case that was eligible for expungement and since then you had been convicted, you could not expunge that eligible case.  But the new Maryland expungement law changes all of that. can expunge your:

  • Acquittal;
  • Probation before judgment (with some new exceptions, you cannot have a conviction within 3 years of the PBJ);
  • Nolle prosequi;
  • Stet;
  • Nolle prosequi with the requirement of drug or alcohol treatment;
  • Stet with the requirement of drug or alcohol abuse treatment;
  • A conviction for a crime specified in subsection (a)(9) of the expungement laws;
  • A finding of not criminally responsible; or
  • The grant of a pardon by the Governor.

Governor Larry Hogan signed the bill on May 12, 2015 and the new Maryland expungement law is set to go into effect on October 1, 2015.

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It is some simple to get your criminal record expunged now with the help and guidance of All legal work is supervised by Attorney Randolph Rice, a Maryland expungement and shielding attorney.

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