Criminal Defense Attorney in Shreveport, Bossier City, Monroe, & Ruston, LA
Knowledgeable Criminal Expungement Attorney
A conviction on your criminal record tarnishes your reputation and sometimes prevents you from getting on with your life. The information contained on arrest records is available for everyone to see.
Criminal records expungement results in sealing of the records so that acquaintances and employers cannot review the information. Lawyer Eric Johnson understands how to expunge these records and what steps need to be taken if information continues to appear.
Keeping Your Record Clean
It’s difficult pursuing a job with a conviction on your arrest record. Convictions on your record can prevent issuance of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to you. This would prevent you from taking a job on an oil rig along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. It’s almost impossible to work in retail or in banking with theft charges on your record. And listings of DWI/DUI or drug convictions can prevent commercial truck drivers from obtaining a CDL license or employment.
At John D. & Eric G. Johnson Law Firm, LLC, we prepare all the necessary paperwork and take the necessary expungement steps for you. Louisiana laws regarding the expungement of criminal records changed drastically on August 1, 2014. Eric is very familiar with these changes in the law regarding expungement which, in most cases, make an expungement of the criminal record easier to obtain.
Attorney Providing Straightforward Guidance
Existing laws prevent expungement of all records. When consulting with Eric Johnson about such matters, he provides you a realistic assessment on the chances of getting information removed. If expungement is possible, Eric uses his more than 20 years of experience to accomplish your goals of clearing the conviction off of your criminal record.