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Obtaining a Non-Disclosure in Texas.

Fort Bend County Non-Disclosure Attorney

If you have a criminal charge on your record, it can affect your ability to get a job, loan or positive outcome in a situation involving a background check. Under Texas law, there are several options for people to prevent a criminal charge from affecting their future, including expunctions and non-disclosures.

If you are unable to obtain an expunction, Texas law allows certain individuals that have successfully been discharge from their deferred probation to petition the court for a non-disclosure. A non-disclosure will prevent the general public from having access to your criminal record related to that specific offense.

However, certain governmental agencies and law enforcement will still have access to your criminal record. Certain major crimes do not qualify for a non-disclosure, and other crimes may come with a wait period before you can file a motion.

A non-disclosure can help you:

  • Show a clean record to certain individuals searching your background
  • Avoid a social stigma
  • Increase your chances of qualifying for loans, employment, housing or educational opportunities.

A Fort Bend County criminal attorney from our firm with knowledge of the Texas justice system can help provide assistance in trying to obtain a non-disclosure. We have provided legal assistance to numerous Texans, and our firm genuinely cares about fighting for our clients.

After completing the probationary deferred adjudication process, you can file for a petition sealing of your records. There are many laws and regulations governing non-disclosure, and we can help you navigate the process.

Contact our firm today to begin moving forward with your life.

At The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, we believe a mistake in the past should not affect your chances of prospering in the future. Our Fort Bend County defense firm is lead by a former prosecutor who has prosecuted and defended hundreds of cases and has extensive knowledge of the Texas justice system.

To get started and learn what our firm can do for you, please contact us today. We can review your situation during a free case evaluation. We can help you obtain a fresh new start.

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