Expungement News

June 13, 2016 @ 10:49 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags
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June 13, 2016 @ 10:36 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR Audubon COUNTY Burlington, v. Ujjawal Tyagi, Defendant. Case No. 13224 PETITION TO EXPUNGE COMES NOW the Defendant,Ujjawal Tyagi ,for this Petition to Expunge and STATES: 1. Defendant was adjudged guilty of Public Intoxication under Iowa code section Audubon on 01/01/03. 2. Iowa Code $ [#API:CONVICTION_CHARGE#] provides that upon the […]

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June 13, 2016 @ 10:27 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR Audubon COUNTY Burlington, v. Ujjawal Tyagi, Defendant. Case No. 13224 PETITION TO EXPUNGE COMES NOW the Defendant,Ujjawal Tyagi ,for this Petition to Expunge and STATES: 1. Defendant was adjudged guilty of Public Intoxication under Iowa code section Audubon on 01/01/03. 2. Iowa Code $ [#API:CONVICTION_CHARGE#] provides that upon the […]

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June 13, 2016 @ 5:02 am | Category:Iowa Code 123.46, Iowa Code 123.47, Iowa PAULA, Iowa Public Intoxication | Tags: No tags

Iowa state law prohibits various alcohol-related acts. The first, and perhaps most obvious, is the law prohibiting the possession, consumption, or purchase of alcohol for persons under age twenty-one. Violation of this law is sometimes referred to as Possession of Alcohol Under Legal Age (“PAULA”) or Minor in Possession or (“MIP”). There is no real […]

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April 2, 2016 @ 2:54 am | Category:Dismissed Charges, Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

Think that dismissal or acquittal won’t turn up on your record just because you never plead or were found guilty? Think again. The Iowa Courts Online web portal provides free public access to most court records, including records of charges that were later dropped or resulted in acquittal. Go ahead, check right here. Fortunately, Iowa […]

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October 4, 2015 @ 6:53 am | Category:Dismissed Charges, Lowa Records | Tags: No tags

By a unanimous vote, the Iowa legislature passed a new law allowing those wrongly accused of crimes in Iowa to get their records legally cleared, or expunged. The new law, which takes effect January 1, 2016, will allow persons to seek expungement of charges that were dismissed or acquitted after 180 days, so long as […]

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October 2, 2015 @ 7:25 am | Category:Dismissed Charges, Lowa Records | Tags: No tags

If you were charged with a crime but the charge was either dismissed or you were found not guilty at trial (called an “acquittal”), you may be eligible to have the related Iowa criminal record expunged under Iowa Code 901C. The law, which goes into effect January 1, 2016, requires a 180 wait period before […]

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May 3, 2015 @ 5:26 am | Category:Most Popular | Tags: No tags
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What is Expungement? Expungement refers to the legal process of sealing or destroying criminal records, though states may use different terms for this process, such as expunction, judicial sealing, set aside, pardon, or clemency. Expungement (also called “expunction”) is a court-ordered processin which the legal record of an arrest or a criminal conviction is “sealed,” […]

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April 18, 2015 @ 5:13 am | Category:Most Popular | Tags: No tags
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Getting a Job or Promotion The most valuable benefit of expunging your Iowa criminal record is that it can assist you in getting a better job, securing a promotion, or holding the job you currently have. Nearly every employer does a background check before hiring a job applicant, and it can be done right from […]

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November 11, 2012 @ 7:59 am | Category:Iowa PAULA | Tags: No tags
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Like other universities, the University of Iowa has established mandatory minimum sanctions for student alcohol and drug violations, both on and off-campus, including: Public intoxication, Possession of alcohol under the legal age (PAULA), use of false ID, Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), and Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages in University Residence Halls, […]

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