Sealing juvenile records may often be more complicated than expungements of records later in life. In order to be a candidate for having juvenile records sealed, one must be 18 years old and have waited 5 years since his or her case had closed, probation ended and the judge deemed him or her rehabilitated.
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AVOIDING JAIL TIME WHEN CHARGED WITH A MISDEMEANOR
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, depending on the severity of the crime, you could be facing up to a year of jail time. Spending time in jail can have consequences on your life ranging from social exclusion, difficulty finding work and having jail time on your criminal record to trauma you might experience during your jail sentence.