Westerville, Ohio Expungement and Sealing of Criminal Records
Westerville is a suburb of the metro Columbus area that is home to over 37,000 people and several businesses. Established in 1809, Westerville has over two centuries of rich history. The city offers a number of valuable services to the community including 150 full time police officers and firefighters, a dedicated electrical division and more than twenty schools. Westerville is located in parts of both Franklin and Delaware County, Ohio.
If you have been convicted of a crime in a Westerville court, our legal team can help can help you explore Westerville Ohio expungement options. In Ohio, the legal process for expungement of records and sealing of criminal records occur at the same time. The Ohio Expungement Statue allows a person to have any and all references to prior criminal records cleared and their court file sealed. The statutes authorizing expungement are Ohio Revised Code, sections 2953.32 and 2953.52. A record expungement and sealing of criminal records can remove: charges filed; dismissed charges; not guilty findings; acquittals; no bills by grand jury; bail forfeitures; as well as criminal convictions, in minor misdemeanor cases, misdemeanor cases, and felony cases. Read more below.
Why use OhioExpungementLaw.com?
You will be represented by attorneys. Only a Westerville, Ohio attorney can handle all aspects of an Ohio expungement and sealing of records. We provide expungement services in all of Ohio, especially in Westerville, Ohio. Our law firm has been in business since 1988 and our expungement attorneys are licensed to practice law throughout the State of Ohio. As Westerville, Ohio expungement lawyers, we will guide you through the process of filing a petition for expungement. We will be there to handle any objections from the prosecutor or issues raised by the court. We will go with you, or on your behalf, to all hearings and present skillful arguments.
Our rates are reasonable, and we accept all credit cards. We provide you a free consultation and then after researching your case, we’ll provide a flat fee with no hidden cost.
If you live outside of the State of Ohio, we can represent you.
The Ohio Expungement Statute, O.R.C. 2953.32, requires a hearing, and each application for expungement is required be set for hearing before the court. However, in many cases, our clients live in another state or in another country. As a result, these clients may not be available to personally appear for an expungement hearing. In those cases, we have successfully filed motions Westerville, Ohio to waive their appearance for the hearing. The court may then agree to schedule a non-oral hearing and decide the case based upon our briefs and motions, or the court may require us as the attorney to appear at the hearing on behalf of our clients. We have found this to be helpful to our Westerville, Ohio expungement clients so that they don’t have to incur the expense of travel, time off work, or time away from family in order attend the expungement hearing.
For more information about expungement and Sealing of records in Westerville, Ohio, request a free expungement consultation.
Don’t let a criminal record ruin your life, your family, or your career future. You can’t afford to put off hiring an experienced expungement lawyer. Contact our law firm for a confidential and free consultation to determine if you are eligible for an expungement and sealing of your record. www.ohioexpungementlaw.com
Westerville Ohio Court Resources
Here are some resources that may help you gather the information we’ll need to do a full case consultation:
Westerville, Ohio is located in parts of FRANKLIN and DELAWARE COUNTY, OHIO
Court of Common Pleas
Delaware County Court of Common Pleas
Delaware County Court House
91 North Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015
Delaware County Municipal Court
70 North Union Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Shawnee Hills Mayor’s Court
36 W. Mohawk
Shawnee Hills, OH 43065
Court of Common Pleas
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
Franklin County Hall of Justice
369 S. High Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Franklin County Municipal Court
375 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4554
Bexley Mayor’s Court
2242 E Main St.
Bexley, OH 43209