Louisiana Legislators Consider Waiving Expungement Fees for Victims of Identity Theft Who Need to Expunge Erroneous Convictions RecordsMarch 19, 2016 | Category: News
LEAAC Legislative Update: House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice will consider HB 194 which addresses helping victims of identity theft expunge an erroneous record more affordably.
Why Does An Expunged Record Keep Showing Up? And What Can Be Done When Reckless Background Check Companies Keep Reporting It?March 19, 2016 | Category: Articles
Sometimes, even after an expungement has been ordered by a court, private background-check companies keep reporting it to employers. Here is the why this is happening.
Another Appellate Court Recognizes the Unfair Effects of a Criminal Conviction on Employment ProspectsDecember 30, 2015 | Category: Articles
A new Pennsylvania decision finding it unconstitutional to ban employment in certain healthcare jobs after a conviction joins a nationwide trend recognizing the unfair collateral consequences of a conviction.
Changing jobs can be one of the most rewarding things you do in everyday life. It can also be among the most stressful—especially if you have a criminal history that you are worried your future employer might not understand. The truth is that most large employers use private background check companies to vet job applicants, so learning how to pass a background check can be essential to your success in changing jobs or improving your circumstances in life.
Getting a clean record may not be as difficult as you might think. The recent changes to Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure, Articles 971 through 995, now create a procedural right to clean your record of non-violent, non-sexual criminal convictions in Louisiana.