DUI Public Records California

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Attorney Christopher J McCannDUI public records in California are a valuable source of background history about a person. However its not something that  you necessarily want to continue to share to the worlds as a convicted DUI offender.

Organizations That Check DUI Public Records in California: 

– Prospective employers

– Insurance companies

– Professional licensing entities

– Universities

– & Many other institutions use these records to run a background check on a DUI offender.

DUI public records linger on a person’s criminal record for as long as they live unless they petition for DUI expungement. Under the California Penal Code Section 1203.4, anyone with a DUI can seek for an expungement. If the court grants you an expungement, your guilty verdict/ plea will be magically turned into a not guilty plea or verdict. Ok not really but you may be able to remove this public record.

4 Ways to Remove Your DUI Public Records in California: 

The following are some of the basic considerations used to determine whether an offender’s DUI record will be expunged or not:

– The time that has lapsed from the time of conviction up to the date the expungement was filed

– Any incidences that have occurred after a person was convicted

– The type of offense and gravity of the consequences

– Whether or not the offender has complied with the terms of sentence

Hope you enjoyed this guest post with a few tips to remove your DUI Public Records California. Check out my related guest post here:

How to Expunge Your DUI Record in California CA

About Guest Post Author: 

Christopher J. McCann is a Criminal Defense Attorney Orange County CA. Mr. McCann provides Free Legal Advice Los Angeles for LA DUI Arrests at the law offices of Christopher J.  Mr. McCann. You can follow Chris tweets at @cjm_law_firm or blog posts at Orange County DUI Law Blog which has a related post on how the expungement process works.

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