Thursday, August 15, 2019

New Law Removes Criminal Records If Your Case is Dismissed Before Trial

criminal defense attorney Ann ArborPrior to June 12, 2018, however, a dismissal of charges still left a lingering stain on a person’s publicly-available record in the State of Michigan. In Michigan, if you are arrested or charged with a felony or certain misdemeanors your fingerprints and biometric information are entered into a system known as the Internet criminal history access tool (ICHAT). ICHAT aggregates criminal records and is used by employers and others to conduct background checks. 

Recently the Michigan Legislature passed a new law that allows the removal of your record if your charges are dismissed before trial. Learn more here!

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If you need help navigating the criminal process, contact Steven Tramontin, a criminal defense attorney in Ann Arbor! Attorneys at Pear Sperling Eggan & Daniels, P.C., can help assist you with virtually everything law related. Consult your attorney for details.

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