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When you contact our office, you deal with an experienced expungement attorney, not a sales representative. The attorney will courteously review your information, advise you of legal rights, prepare all documents and guide you through the expungement process step by step. In most cases, we can prepare you papers and file your documents with the appropriate court within seven business days. Many attorneys charge $1500 or more for handling an expungement case, we charge a low flat fees starting at $750 for an expungement. No hidden fees. No hourly rates, simply professional, courteous and economical legal services. In addition, we are now offering payment plans to make our affordable services even more affordable. Start your Expungement for as little as $350.
What crimes are eligible for Expungement in Mississippi?
Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor, excluding a conviction for a traffic violation, and who is a first offender, may petition the justice, county, circuit or municipal court in which the conviction was had for an or to expunge such conviction from all public records.
Effective July 1, 2019, The Mississippi felony expungement law was amended to allow for the expungement of one felony conviction from all public records five years after the successful completion of all terms and conditions of the sentence. (Miss. Code. Section 99-19-71(2) (a)). However, a person is not eligible to expunge a felony classified as:
(i) A crime of violence as provided in Section 97-3-2;
(ii) Arson, first degree as provided in Sections 97-17-1 and 97-17-3;
(iii) Trafficking in controlled substances as provided in Section 41-29-139;
(iv) A third, fourth or subsequent offense DUI as provided in Section 63-11-30(2)(c) and (2)(d);
(v) Felon in possession of a firearm as provided in Section 97-37-5;
(vi) Failure to register as a sex offender as provided in Section 45-33-33;
(vii) Voyeurism as provided in Section 97-29-61;
(viii) Witness intimidation as provided in Section 97-9-113;
(ix) Abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable person as provided in Section 43-47- 19; or
(x) Embezzlement as provided in Sections 97-11-25 and 97-23-19.
The law is clear that you are not eligible for expungement until five (5) years after you have completed all of the terms and conditions of the sentence (incarceration, fines, probation, etc.), and you are only allowed to do this once.
Expungement due to Dismissal of the Charge
Section 99-19-71(4) of the Mississippi Code states: “Upon petition therefor, a justice, county, circuit or municipal court [basically any judge or any court in Mississippi] shall expunge the record of any case in which an arrest was made, the person arrested was released and the case was dismissed or the charges were dropped or there was no disposition of such case.”
First offense DUI Convictions
Mississippi law allows for some first DUI convictions can be expunged, if its a FIRST OFFENSE DUI, the DUI CONVICTION must be PRIOR to the effective date of the new law (October 1, 2014) as well as five other requirements that must be met:
All conditions of the sentence must have been successfully completed;
Petitioner did not refuse a breath or blood test;
Petitioner’s blood alcohol concentration must have been below (.16%)if test results are available;
Petitioner has no subsequent DUI Conviction nor has a pending DUI charge; and
Petitioner must provide justification for the expungement
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Bryant Clark Law is a statewide law firm that handle legal matter throughout the State of Mississippi. Our Legal Team has over 25+ years of combined experience & has helped thousands of clients throughout Mississippi.
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