Petty larceny

i had a petty larceny case it was nolle pross i have no prior adult record but i do have a juvanile case in which i was sent to a daversion program will this stop me from clearing my record

Asked over 8 years ago in Virginia
Categories: Criminal Law

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Mel Williams

Answer by Mel Williams

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A charge that was nolle prossed can be expunged from your criminal record.  A court has discretion in whether to expunge a particualr matter.  Therefore, your prior juvenile matter could keep you from the expungement, but if the juvenile matter was a long time ago then you ought to be able to get the petty larceny charge expunged.
I am an attorney located in Roanoke, Virginia.  I am not certain where you are located, but if you wish to follow up with me feel free to call my office to schedule a consultation.  My office number is 540-982-3711, ext. 310.
Melvin E. Williams

Posted over 8 years ago

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