Expungement of Criminal Records in Maryland
Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland
A criminal record can interfere with your ability to find gainful employment. Felonies and misdemeanors may be taken into consideration when you apply for a loan, try to rent a house or apartment, or even try to go to school. For these reasons, it is always a good idea to have your criminal record expunged as soon as you are eligible.
Expungement of criminal records in Maryland makes them inaccessible to civilians and law enforcement alike. It provides you with a clean slate, allowing you to be viewed by merits, not mistakes.
To learn if you are eligible for an expungement of your Maryland criminal record, please contact the Law Office of Leon A Geller. or call 301-309-8001 today to schedule a free consultation at our Rockville office.
Eligibility for Expungement of Maryland Criminal Records
We are here to help you navigate a
You may be eligible to file for expungement of your Maryland criminal record if you meet certain criteria including:
You are acquitted
The prosecution drops your case (by entering a nolle prosequi)
If Attorney Geller is your lawyer during your criminal proceedings, he will not charge for your expungement.
You may also request an expungement of your records if a verdict of probation before judgment was entered. In this instance you must usually wait three years before requesting an expungement. However, Attorney Geller has also had numerous cases where he helped clients receive a waiver of the three year period by demonstrating “good cause” to justify an early expungement.
To be eligible for expungement you cannot have been convicted of subsequent crimes or be a defendant in current criminal proceedings. Attorney Geller will assess your case, provide you with honest information about your chances of a successful expungement, and help you determine the best course of action.
If you believe you qualify for expungement of your criminal records, please contact our experienced Rockville expungement attorney to schedule a free consultation. Leon Geller serves people in Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Wheaton, and throughout Maryland.