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A New Proposed Expungement Law In Florida

What Happens If SB488 and SB1612 Becomes LawEric Dirga is an attorney in Orlando practicing criminal record expungement and sealing law. You can contact him at 407-841-5555 or email him at
A proposed amendment to Florida's Record Sealing and Record Expungement law may mean that you will be able to expunge multiple cases. If the proposed amendment becomes law the effective date will be October 15, 2015. Sounds good but there are some changes that are not so good:
For judicial expungement and non-judicial sealings you will have to wait 1-year after your case is closed (supervision ended) before you can start.AND THE BIG ONE: From the end of your case you want judicially expunged or non-judicial sealed to the day you apply for relief you cannot have been charged or arrested for any other offense. The Big One The Big One means if you have an old case you want sealed or expunged that is eligible under the current law but will be ineligible under the new law you nee…