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Don’t Forget: Your criminal record can prevent you from owning a gun or being able to legally hunt in Montana. An expungement in Montana can clear your record and allow you to regain your hunting and gun ownership rights!

The Expungement Process: What to Expect

In order to pursue an expungement for a misdemeanor conviction in Montana:

  1. You need to have completed the entire misdemeanor sentence– including fines, any conditions of sentencing, etc.
  2. 5 years must have passed since you completed all terms of your sentence. The more time that has passed, the more likely your Montana expungement will be successful.
  3. You can’t have been charged with any new offenses since completing your sentence.
  4. 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.
  5. If your crime harmed a victim, the victim will be contacted and asked for his or her input.

After Your Expungement

When your expungement is successful, your case 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.

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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 90%.

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Expungement FAQ

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.

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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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