Expunging Juvenile Convictions throughout the State of Utah
Juvenile Record Clearing
There are a number of things that each of us probably did when we were young that we wish we would not have done. Fortunately for most of us, our past indiscretions did not includes criminal acts. Nonetheless, there are many individuals who got into trouble when they were a teenager. Perhaps it was just a matter of fun or appeared to be insignificant at the time only to find out that the acts were criminal in nature. The juvenile courts tend to be busy and that is because when we are so young we tend not to fully understand the consequences of our actions. Fortunately, Utah state law permits for expunging juvenile convictions and criminal records. This permits us to clear our records so that we are not constantly haunted by our past. It is a second chance if you will and we can move on with our adult life with the assurance that our mistakes made as teenagers will not ruin our adult life.
Utah allows adults to have their juvenile convictions expunged if they were not convicted of murder or aggravated murder.
There are other requirements as well. For example, the adult had to have satisfied any judgment of restitution against him and at least one year must have elapsed from the time the juvenile court’s jurisdiction over him ceased.
Further, the adult cannot have been convicted of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude since the time the juvenile court’s jurisdiction terminated.
We’ll Answer Your Juvenile Expungement Questions
For expunging juvenile convictions in Utah call the attorneys at Salcido Law Firm a call at 801.413.1753 or toll free 888.337.3235 to find out whether you are eligible to have your Utah juvenile convictions cleared. The peace of mind that will come from expunging your juvenile record will have lasting payoff so call or email today.