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You or someone you know may have an old criminal conviction that you want to clear from your record. Here is key information you should know:
It must be 5 years from the date of completion of your sentence of jail, prison, probation, or parole.
It must be only one felony conviction or two misdemeanors. This change is new as of January 2015. Previously, a person was not allowed to have two misdemeanor convictions (It had to be one conviction and one conviction only.) In very limited circumstances, it can be a single felony with two previous misdemeanors.
There are certain offenses you may NOT clear off your record even if it is your only conviction. For example: felonies punishable by life in prison, certain sexual assault offenses, drunk driving, certain child abuse and domestic violence offenses, human trafficking, terrorism, etc.
You file the motion for expungement in the court of your conviction.
You will need to get a certified copy of your co ...
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Today is a day for you to discover the places and spaces of your life where your wants are distracting, where your thoughts are so plagued by desire that you are not present in the moments of now, where you have been so busy wanting you have forgotten to dream. Dreaming is not a far away place or idea. Dreaming is the capacity to see beyond what you know, imagine beyond what you can feel, and work for the tangible results beyond where you currently stand. As God guides you today remember God in your thoughts and prayers. Remember God in your attitude and gratefulness. Remember that God as a Great Shepherd has instilled in you the ability to be guided by God's spirit. Use this day to worship and work for dreams becoming a reality.
In this season of spring burgeoning forth and people being so relieved from the ice, snow, and protective layers of clothes – – it is easy to feel hopeful. Take this opportunity to build hope in your life & the lives around you by planting seeds.
Here are three pathways to planting:
1) Connect with loved ones. Whether you are deep in litigation or hope to never see the inside of the court room, it is essential to take time to connect with loved ones. They will be your support system in times of need and your cheering section in times of great accomplishment. What I often see in my fields of expertise is people who failed to nurture their important relationships and then seek to hold on to those same relationships in times of crisis. Because we are so busy with our to do lists, we often forget to take time to make the phone call, write the note, send the birthday card, or just simply take the time to say thank you. Make the connection with those you love today. Relationships are li ...
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Regina D. Jemison
500 Griswold, Suite 2410
Detroit, MI 48226