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My name is Mark Arthur and I have been practicing law in Virginia since 1998. As a former prosecutor, I know DUI laws from both sides. When I am dealing with criminal cases, my experience as a prosecutor informs my understanding of what the prosecution is thinking. I always know what the other side's next move is going to be, because it was once my move. This aspect of …
Drunk driving convictions can ruin the chance to get a good job, rent a home, can raise insurance rates, and cause embarrassment. But in certain situations a drunk driving conviction can be erased so only law enforcement officials will know about it in a process called expungement.
States have varying criteria for expunging a drunk driving conviction. Retaining a Lynchburg lawyer who handles drunk driving record expungement cases will ensure you have the best result possible. The lawyer knows the required criteria, can assist you in preparing your expungement petition and represent you at the expungement hearing.
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