Criminal records without conviction

5/26/16  Background checks are not created equally.  Many people are surprised to find that mere criminal arrests, and not only criminal convictions, can and do turn up during some background checks and might well hold them back from good life opportunities.


In Arizona, the Arizona Supreme Court’s Public Access to Court Information website, and many more publicly available websites, enable anyone to find criminal case information, but this information is often inaccurate and incomplete, to say the least.  Further, the case information remains regardless of disposition and may not correctly reflect the outcome of the case, in the event of charges being dismissed or being found not guilty, for instance.


See the New York Times article below for a look at how a criminal arrest or conviction can affect you, the realities of record expungement or sealing, and how attitudes are changing toward those with criminal records in general, click the link below:


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