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Riverside Expungement Attorney John L. Michels

If you have been convicted of a crime and want to obtain an expungement to clear your criminal record, you require a skilled criminal defense lawyer who possesses the experience necessary to ensure that you can move forward with your life and put your mistakes behind you! An expungement can allow you better opportunities for employment, help you obtain the state licensing required for certain professions, and enable you to pass background checks for housing.

Riverside Expungement Lawyer John L. Michels has been successfully expunging criminal convictions for clients in the Inland Empire for nearly two decades.

The Law Offices of John L. Michels is solely devoted to the defense of those charged with a crime or seeking to clear their criminal record. We have helped many clients successfully remove criminal convictions from their records. Contact us at (951) 309-7500 to schedule an appointment for your complimentary, confidential in-office consultation.

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Expunge your Criminal Record in Riverside County

Under California Law, you may be entitled to expungement of a misdemeanor or felony conviction if all of the following apply:

  • You were not sentenced to serve time in State Prison
  • You have successfully completed the terms of probation, including payment of mandatory fines, completion of court ordered counseling or community service, and have made full restitution as directed by the court
  • Are not presently charged with a crime
  • Are not presently on probation
  • Are not presently serving a prison sentence for conviction of a crime
  • You were not convicted of committing a sex offense against a child

An expungement will have the effect of altering the disposition of your case from reflecting a “conviction” to reflecting a “dismissal.” Although an expungement may clear your criminal record, it will not prevent the court from considering the original conviction in relation to a subsequent Three Strikes case.

If the Court determines that you meet all of the requirements and expunges your felony conviction, you may be allowed to have all of the rights that you lost as a convicted felon fully restored.

Although sex crimes can only be expunged in very limited circumstances, Mr. Michels may be able to obtain a certificate of rehabilitation that will eliminate the requirement to register as a sex offender.

Riverside Expungement Attorney John Michels has the skill and experience required to make a persuasive argument to the Court that your request for expungement should be granted, and that you are unlikely to commit additional crimes. Expungements are extremely complicated. It is crucial to retain a lawyer who has a full understanding of the process and what the Courts are going to examine when making a determination whether to grant your petition.

If you have been convicted of a crime and want information about getting your criminal record expunged, please call Riverside Expungement Attorney John L. Michels today at (951) 309-7500 to make an appointment for your free, confidential consultation! Available 24/7, we are here to help guide our clients through the expungement process and will fight vigorously for you!

Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer in Riverside and San Bernardino County

If you have been arrested or are being accused of committing a crime, contact Attorney John L. Michels for a free consultation.  Se Habla Español.

Attorney John L. Michels and his investigative team of former law enforcement officers will fight aggressively to win your case.

Contact Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Michels today by calling (951) 309-7500 to speak directly to one of the region’s most highly respected and accomplished Criminal Defense Attorneys.  You may also contact us online.  All consultations are free and confidential.  We have offices conveniently located in Riverside and Murrieta and represent clients in all Riverside County and San Bernardino County Courts.

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Riverside Office

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7095 Indiana Ave. | Suite 200 | Riverside, CA 92506

Phone: (951) 309-7500 | Fax: (951) 602-8900
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Murrieta Office

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29970 Technology Drive | Suite 103 | Murrieta, CA 92563

Phone: (951) 309-7500| Fax: (951) 602-8900
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Riverside Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Michels defends clients in all criminal defense matters throughout Riverside and San Bernardino County, including: Banning, Beaumont, Corona, Hemet, Homeland, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Norco, Nuevo, Perris, Rancho Cucamonga, Romoland, San Bernardino, Sun City, Temecula, Wildomar, Winchester.