How to Seal Your Juvenile & Criminal Records

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Nolo Press, 1997 - Law - 208 pages
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Anyone who has ever been arrested, convicted of a crime or been found delinquent in juvenile court has a criminal record and needs to read this book. How to Seal Your Juvenile & Criminal Records explains what a criminal record is, what harm it can do and what you can do about it. Step-by-step instructions show how to clean a record, have a conviction dismissed, seal a juvenile record, reduce a felony to a misdemeanor and seal marijuana possession records. It also explains the most recent developments in California's controversial Three Strikes law.

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As Nolo's managing editor, Portman oversees editorial work on all Nolo books. She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, landlords and tenants, and neighbor disputes. She is the author or co-author of Every Landlord's Legal Guide, Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Renters' Rights, Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business, Leases & Rental Agreements, The California Landlord's Law Book and California Tenants' Rights. Portman received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and a law degree from Santa Clara University. Before joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender.

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