ERIC J DIRGA, PA

Category: Florida Expungement Law


How Long Does a Florida Expungement Take

how long does it take to get a record expunged in florida

One of the most often asked questions regarding a Florida expungement or sealing is “how long does it take to complete?” The quick answer today is anywhere between 10-12 months or longer*, and I’ll explain why below. *As of May…

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Alternative Methods of Sealing Records

Many people desperately seek any method to seal their court records once it is determined that they no longer qualify to have their arrest record sealed or expunged by the typical means (sections 943.0585 and 943.059, Florida Statutes). This naturally…

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An Arrest, A Background Check, Your Job

an arrest your job

Unfortunately, people often find themselves wondering what impact a recent arrest will have on their current or future employment. This usually occurs soon after the arrest occurs or, if young, years later when the impact is felt. An “arrest” is…

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Misconceptions About Expungements

expungement misconceptions

I wrote this post because of the misconceptions people have regarding an expunged (or sealed) record in Florida. This has led to a lot of confusion about these statutes. The first thing we need to define is what a “record”…

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