Frequently Asked Questions
In Texas, an expunction means the Court destroys all records of both the arrest and any court proceedings, so they can’t ever be found on any government maintained database by anyone. Any record of the expunction also gets destroyed. It’s like the arrest (and the expunction) never happened. In order to receive an expunction a Petition must be filed with a court that has jurisdiction requesting that all records pertaining to a specific offense(s) be destroyed. If a court finds a petitioner is entitled to an expunction they will issue an Order granting the expunction.
Petitions can take months to be processed by a court depending on the case load of the specific court and whether a petition is contested or not. EasyExpunctions cannot control how a court prioritizes petitions and cannot contact the court on behalf of any customer since we do not represent you.
EasyExpunctions will provide detailed filing instructions via email to each customer when final documents are sent. Sometimes a hearing will be required. We cannot file your documents for you and will not represent you if a hearing is required. Customers can either choose to hire an attorney to file their documents or file their documents on their own, pro se. If you file your documents on your own and a hearing is required, you should show up to the court early with a copy of the documents you purchased from us. Be respectful towards the judge and court personnel and answer any questions posed to you truthfully. Use any opportunity provided to you to explain why you have filed a petition with the court (ie, because you want to have your offense expunged or sealed), how having a clear record will improve your life and job prospects, and do your best to explain to the court that you believe justice would be best served if the court grants your petition because you want to be a productive member of society without these offenses continuing to be associated with you.
Why don’t I qualify for an expunction if the court (or a lawyer ) told me “I could have this cleared, once I finished my probation?”
EasyExpunctions uses proprietary technology we have developed that analyzes statutes, public records and information provided by our customers to generate documents. We do not provide legal advice so you should always rely on the information you receive from a licensed attorney if it conflicts with any information we provide. Sometimes our system flags a potential issue, even when a customer is eligible to have their record cleared under the law, and when this happens we will not sell a customer documents. Because we offer industry leading consumer protections, including a comprehensive Money Back Guarantee that covers any amount you pay to us or a court in filing fees, we only provide documents to individuals we have a high degree of confidence will be successful if they file the documents without the assistance of an attorney.