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

It’s Just a Misdemeanor – it Can Still Hurt

Mark Rollins Criminal Law, Expungement

In the District of Columbia a misdemeanor is defined as crime punishable by less than 12 months in jail.  Maryland has statutes governing each misdemeanor. Regardless, of whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor in the District of Columbia or in the State of Maryland, you should take it seriously. Misdemeanors make up 80 percent of U.S. criminal dockets.  …