The United States Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia has charged over 200 individuals with a variety of charges stemming January 6, 2021 Capitol Breach Cases.
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Yes, you may be eligible for gun permit in the District of Columbia even with a prior criminal record. The Prior Criminal Record can not be felony or any offense (in another State) that carries more than a year in jail. Furthermore, you can not be under indictment for a crime of violence or a weapon offense.
Frequently Asked Questions regarding expunging and sealing criminal records in the District of Columbia. More questions? Give us a call.
If you have been arrested an convicted of falsely representing your age, or possessing or presenting as proof of age a false identification document your record can still be expunged so that this arrest does not impact your future.
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.
To seal a record on the grounds of actual innocence means that you are asking the court to seal your criminal case because you should not have been arrested.
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
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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.