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ExpungementscaleDo you have a non-violent felony or up to two misdemeanors you’d like to have expunged or removed from your record?

On Monday, January 12th, 2015 Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law, House Bill 4186, or the Second-Chance Bill that drastically expands the list of those who are eligible to apply to have certain felonies and up to two misdemeanors expunged from their record.

Drunk Driving Expungement

On August 23, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 4219 and 4220, which will allow anyone with a drunk driving conviction to get it expunged.

The law will go into effect February 23, 2022.

The following offenses will be eligible for expungment:

  • Driving with a blood alcohol content at, or above 0.08
  • Driving while visibly impaired due to any substance
  • Driving under the age of 21 with a blood alcohol cotent of 0.02 or higher 
  • Driving under the influence of any amount of cocaine or other schedule 1 controlled substances

In order to qualify you have to be off of probation for 5 years. 

Offenses That Cannot Be Expunged

Unfortunately the following are not expungement- eligible:

  • Capital Offenses
  • Certain Domestic Violence Felonies
  • Criminal Sexual Conducts (CSC) Convictions- Except Certain CSC 4th

Expunging these offenses from your record will make it easier to gain employment and access to housing. Now that you’ve paid your dues and put in the time, it’s an opportunity for you and your family to get your life back on track and level the playing field.

I have specialized in criminal law, felonies, and misdemeanors for over 20 years and would be happy to speak to you regarding your options. I have the expertise to ensure the process goes smoothly to give you the best chance of successfully obtaining an expungement with the least amount of stress.

Please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Wilcox at any time if you have questions or to set up a free consultation.

  • Call or text (Cell): (248) 229-5933
  • Call (Office): (517) 548-3333
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DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is meant to be general, informative and educational. It should not be taken as specific legal advice to any particular problem or issue. Please consult an attorney personally to discuss your particular circumstances.