Had a client charged with a felony for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender (facing up to 2 years in state jail), he was on probation for Indecency with a Child, so they attempted to revoke his probation. He was looking at 2-10 years in prison on the revocation.
Dismissal today on an Interfering with Duties of a Police Officer case. Client was accused of refusing to get out of her vehicle when the officer pulled her over, kicking, screaming, and refusing to get into the officers patrol car.
As an attorney who does a lot of work in this area, I have learned that many people are confused by the difference between Sealing a Record, a Petition for Non-Disclosure and Expunctions. People typically call and tell me they want to expunge their record. But there are different things that different people are eligible for.