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Can my arrest and conviction be expunged or removed from my record?

In Oregon, many convictions can be expunged after a statutorily imposed period of time.  Others unfortunately cannot.  Removing an arrest or conviction from your record means, legally speaking, it is as if it never happened.  Thus, when you are applying for a job or an apartment, you can answer “no” to questions about prior convictions.  For many, it is also a final symbolic step, leaving their past mistakes altogether behind them.

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At the heart of Ross’ commitment to defending individuals accused of crimes is an understanding that state actors and institutions — from police to prosecutors to courts, jails and prisons — too often tread upon the rights to privacy and fairness that we enjoy as Americans and Oregonians.

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