Criminal Records

How to Get a Copy of my Criminal Record in Texas?

The State of Texas maintains a permanent database of criminal records, unless of course you obtain an expunction, order of nondisclosure, pardon, or conviction set-aside. Furthermore, under State law, your criminal record is accessible to the public by request. Even if you were arrested and never charged or convicted of an offense, those records are …

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Did You Know Almost 1/3 of American Adults Have a Police Record?

A statistic often used by activists and analysts alike is that about 30% of Americans have a police record. Though this number may appear high, a closer look at the methodology highlights the complex nature of the modern American criminal justice system and the difficulties in monitoring it. This number is not as clear cut …

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Have A Criminal Record And Want To Rent In California?

Landlords are very discerning in deciding who they allow to rent or lease a property. Rarely do you find a landlord that will happily lease an apartment to someone with a conviction on their record.  Think about it, if you were a landlord, wouldn’t you want to lease your apartment or home to someone who …

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Renting with a criminal record in California