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The Expungement Process: What to Expect
In order to pursue an expungement for all misdemeanor convictions in Montana:
- You must have never previously attempted expungement in Montana before.
- 5 years must have passed since you completed the terms of the sentence for the last conviction you are attempting to expunge. The more time that has passed, the more likely your Montana expungements will be successful.
- You must file a petition in District Court which has very specific legal requirements. To do this right you NEED the help of an experienced Montana expungement lawyer.
- If your crime(s) harmed a victim, the victim will be contacted and asked for their input.
After Your Expungement
When your expungement is successful, your misdemeanor convictions will be dismissed. In addition, all legal records relating to your misdemeanor, including court records will be destroyed.
There will be no record that you were ever arrested, charged, convicted, or sentenced.
Ready For a Fresh Start? The Judnich Law Office Can Help.
You only get one chance to expunge your record. If denied, you can never attempt to expunge it again in the future.
The Montana Expungement Lawyers at Judnich Law Office has a success rate exceeding 99%.
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What Convictions Can Be Expunged in Montana?
Any misdemeanor conviction can be expunged in Montana.
Can a DUI Be Expunged?
Yes, but they will be looked at very closely by the courts and are more challenging. The court will look at:
- The amount of time that has passed since your offense, conviction, and sentencing. Remember the 5-year minimum is just that- a minimum.
- How likely you are to reoffend. The more you can show you’ve turned your life around, the more likely your expungement will be granted.
How Much Does an Expungement Cost?
At Judnich Law Office, our Montana expungement lawyers charge a $2,500 flat fee if no hearing is required. An additional $1,000 charge is applied if a hearing is required for your Montana expungement.
Questions about our fees? Call us at (406) 721-3354.
What Do I Have to Do?
Our office handles everything. We obtain all the paperwork and provide you with everything you need to successfully expunge your prior conviction.
Why Should I Get an Expungement?
For most people, the biggest reason for pursuing an expungement is simple: when you’re applying for a job, you’ll be able to check “no” when asked if you’ve ever been arrested or convicted of a misdemeanor– assuming the expunged offense was your only offense, of course.
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