Expungement is the removal of criminal charges from your record. One of the most common questions we hear from clients is: When Can I File for Expungement in Maryland? The answer to that questions depends on the outcome in the case and the time that has passed since that outcome. MarylandExpungement.com is an online expungement service. If you have a criminal record that you want removed, use MarylandExpungement.com and their expungement attorneys can clean your record.
The court, police and other agencies will not remove the record of the crime unless you file for expungement. Click here to start the expungement process and let’s start over with a clean record.
When considering when to file for expungement, you must first look at the outcome and then the time since that outcome in the case. A lot of people will only look at how they plead in the case. But the more important questions to ask is: What was the outcome of disposition in the case? There are certain outcomes that cannot be expunged from your record.
We have listed the various outcomes for a criminal case in Maryland with the corresponding times when you can file for expungement:
There is a waiting period to file for expungement in Maryland and it depends on the outcome in your case.
If your case resulted in a:
You can file for expungement immediately after the case is over with by visiting MarylandExpungement.com. There may be additional documents that must be filed with the Court, MarylandExpungement.com will prepare those documents for your approval.
If you received a probation before judgment (PBJ) in Maryland, you must wait 3 or more years after probation was granted or discharged, whichever is later.
You have to wait three or more years after the guilty conviction or satisfactory completion of the sentence, including probation, whichever is later.
You have to wait three years after finding of not criminal responsible.
If you received a Stet, you may not file until three years after the case is resolved or in other words, three years from the date the Stet was entered.
It couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is answer a couple of simple questions about yourself such as; did the case you are trying to expunge happen in Maryland, were you over 18 years old when it occurred, are you currently on probation and do you have any pending criminal or serious traffic charges.
You don’t have to worry about not having your case number of information about your charges you want to expunge.
Provide your name, date of birth and MarylandExpungement.com does the rest. You’ll receive an email in 3-5 business days advising the cases that can be cleaned from you record. It’s that easy.
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If you want to remove a charge from your record in Maryland, the easiest way is to use MarylandExpungement.com.