I’ve Had My Record Expunged Before. Can I Do It Again?

May 07, 2020

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP

I’ve Had My Record Expunged Before. Can I Do It Again?

Many recognize the benefits of expungement, but they’re not always aware of the details behind this helpful process. You may want to use expungement as a means to clear your record to secure employment, find housing, earn a professional license, or a number of other things.

If you have your record expunged, there are very specific things you need to know about how this impacts your future. Our Indianapolis expungement attorneys are here to help answer one very common question: “Can I expunge my record more than once?”

You’re Not Allowed to Seal Your Record More than Once

Unfortunately, you cannot expunge your record more than one time in Indiana. At the time of your request, you must list all criminal records you wish to have sealed and they must be within the petition for expungement.

Expungements filed in different counties must be filed separately and all within a timeframe of one year.

If you have your records expunged completely, and later find yourself facing an arrest or conviction, that crime will stay on your record. Expungement is a great option, but it’s a one-time possibility to try and give people a fresh start—not to encourage people to commit another crime.

Petitioning for Expungement

When you are trying to have your records sealed, it’s important to speak with an attorney who recognizes the laws. Having an attorney gives you the opportunity to compile all criminal records from counties within Indiana and file for all records to be expunged.

At Keffer Hirschauer LLP, we’re here for you when you need us most. Our Indiana expungement attorneys know what your rights are for record sealing, we have sealed hundreds upon hundreds of criminal cases throughout the State of Indiana, and our work is backed by our money-back guarantee.

Call us today at (317) 857-0160 to discuss your eligibility for an expungement and our money-back guarantee.