Expungement: Has Your Criminal Record Been Sealed?

Categories: criminal defense

Posted by Peter J. Prusinski

Court Clarifies Duties In Expungement Statute

Wisconsin Supreme Court makes ruling in State v. Hemp, 2014 WI 129

Key holdings from the decision:

When a defendant successfully completes probation, he or she is automatically entitled to expungement;
The duty to forward a certificate of discharge rests with probation, not the defendant;
The expungement process should be self-executing.

If you know someone who needs expungment, has not been granted expungement, or was denied expungement, call (715)-842-2291.