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Robert C. Thompson, Jr., P.A.
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Clearwater, FL 33756
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questions about criminal case sealing and expungement
Q Where is my criminal history record?
Q Do I have a criminal history record if the charges against me were dismissed or if I was found NOT GUILTY after trial?
Q Do I have a criminal history record if adjudication was withheld in my case?
Q What is the difference between sealing and expungement?
Q Can I have more than one criminal charge sealed or expunged from my record?
Q Can I have more than one arrest sealed or expunged from my record?
Q Can I have my record sealed or expunged if I have been convicted of a criminal offense?
Q Once my record is sealed or expunged, how do I respond to job/rental/other applications asking if I have ever been arrested?
A Note: Any of the government and related entities identified above will have access to your sealed criminal history record, including your identification information (name, date of birth, etc.), the date of your arrest, the arresting agency, the charge and the disposition. However, if your record was expunged, these government and related entities will only have access to your identification information and will be advised that “Criminal History Information Has Been Expunged From This Record.”  The authorized entity could then seek a court order releasing the remaining information. -back to top-
Q Do I have a criminal history record if I had a case in the juvenile delinquency court system?
Q What charges would disqualify me from sealing or expunging my criminal case?
A - Arson
- Aggravated assault
- Aggravated battery
- Illegal use of explosives
- Child abuse or aggravated child abuse
- Abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult, or aggravated abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult.
- Aircraft piracy
- Kidnapping
- Homicide
- Manslaughter
- Sexual battery
- Robbery
- Carjacking
- Lewd, lascivious, or indecent assault or act upon or in the presence of a child under the age of 16 years
- Sexual activity with a child, who is 12 years of age or older but less than 18 years of age, by or at solicitation of a person in familial or custodial authority
- Burglary of a dwelling
- Stalking and aggravated stalking
- Act of domestic violence as defined in §741.28 Fla. Stat.
- Home-invasion robbery
- Act of terrorism as defined in §775.30 Fla. Stat.
- Manufacturing any substances in violation of Chapter 893 Fla. Stat.
- Sexual misconduct with a developmentally disabled person and related offenses
- Sexual misconduct with a mental health patient and related offenses
- Luring or enticing a child
- Procuring a person under 18 for prostitution
- Voyeurism
- A violation of the Florida Communication Fraud Act (Scheme to defraud or organized fraud as defined in §817.034 Fla. Stat.)
- Lewd or lascivious offense upon or in the presence of an elderly or disabled person
- Sexual performance by a child
- Offenses by public officers and employees (Chapter 839 Fla. Stat.)
- Showing, selling, etc. obscene literature to a minor
- Computer pornography
- Selling or buying of minors
- Trafficking in controlled substances
- Sexual misconduct with a mentally deficient or mentally ill defendant and related offenses
- A violation of any offense qualifying for registration as a sexual predator under §775.21 Fla. Stat. or for registration as a sexual offender under §943.0435 Fla. Stat. -back to top-