DUI public records in California are a valuable source of background history about a person. However its not something that you necessarily want to continue to share to the worlds as a convicted DUI offender.
Organizations That Check DUI Public Records in California:
– Prospective employers
– Insurance companies
– Professional licensing entities
– & Many other institutions use these records to run a background check on a DUI offender.
DUI public records linger on a person’s criminal record for as long as they live unless they petition for DUI expungement. Under the California Penal Code Section 1203.4, anyone with a DUI can seek for an expungement. If the court grants you an expungement, your guilty verdict/ plea will be magically turned into a not guilty plea or verdict. Ok not really but you may be able to remove this public record.
4 Ways to Remove Your DUI Public Records in California:
The following are some of the basic considerations used to determine whether an offender’s DUI record will be expunged or not:
– The time that has lapsed from the time of conviction up to the date the expungement was filed
– Any incidences that have occurred after a person was convicted
– The type of offense and gravity of the consequences
– Whether or not the offender has complied with the terms of sentence
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