Expunging or sealing records

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Question: My case has been "vacated" but still shows up on background checks. Will hiring a lawyer to 'set aside' the felony still be needed...or not? I never received any information that I was even charged with the felony (disorderly conduct). AND - is it possible to have this removed from background checks? Will further expungement/setting aside help at all? thank you!

Answer: Please see the article here on AZLAWHELP titled Expunging or sealing records Article. It can be found at: http://azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=13&sc=66&articleid=147 It has excellent information and can explain the difference. You may wish to consult with an attorney regarding options for yourself in background checks, etc.

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  • My case has been "vacated" but still shows up on background checks. Will hiring a lawyer to 'set aside' the felony still be needed...or not? I never received any information that I was even charged with the felony (disorderly conduct). AND - is it possible to have this removed from background checks? Will further expungement/setting aside help at all? thank you!

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