seal your arrest record in the interest of justice pursuant to DC Code 16-803

seal your criminal record in the interest of justice

Mark Rollins Expungement

If you can not file motion to seal because you were not innocent of the charges you can file a motion to seal in the interest of justice.  Essentially, you are telling the Court that your criminal record should be sealed because it is in society’s interest to seal your record. You have made strides since the occurrence and you do not want the criminal record to impact your future with employment etc.

How much will this Cost Me? To Expunge my criminal record

How much will it cost to expunge my record

Mark Rollins Expungement

A motion to seal pursuant to actual innocence usually cost between $800.00 to $1200.00.   A motion to seal pursuant to the interest of justice is between $1200.00 to $1500.     The cost to expunge a matter in the State of Maryland is significantly cheaper – no more than a few hundred dollars

Before You Plea Guilty

Mark Rollins Criminal Law, DUI

202-455-5610 Washington DC & MD Criminal Defense Firm Before You Plead Guilty Before you Plea Guilty or Take Your Case To Trial, Get a Second (Or Third, Forth) Opinion “I pled guilty to a DUI (in Prince George’s County). Now DC wants to take away my CDL. Can you do anything for me?” That’s a true story.  This gentleman called …

Grand Jury in DC

What is a grand Jury Subpoena

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

In the District of Columbia, the grand jury is citizens serving on a jury to conduct legal proceedings, investigate potential criminal conduct, and determine whether criminal charges should be brought.    In DC, the grand jury may consist of sixteen to twenty-three members.  Twelve or more jurors must concur to return an indictment.    An indictment may be returned by less than twelve of the original grand jurors so long as the replacement jurors voting for the indictment are sufficiently informed of the evidence presented before their service began.    

law enforcement officials effectuating an arrest warrant

Police stay Outside

Mark Rollins Criminal Law, Resources - 4th Amendment

When police officers are effectuating an arrest warrant  they are not permitted to remain inside the residence to prevent the destruction of evidence while awaiting a search warrant once the arrestee and all other persons have been removed from the house,