Your Right to Expunge Your Record Versus the Public's Right to Know
In the case of S.L.P. versus the State of Florida, a judge refused to grant an individual's request to seal her criminal-history record solely because the judge believed that the public's interest in having access to that person's record outweighed her interest in sealing her record. S.L.P. appealed the judge's decision and won!
Since 1990, Mr. Chapman has been representing people who have been accused of committing various types of crimes such as DUI, domestic violence, possession of a firearm, drug possession, expungement, traffic crimes, murder, manslaughter, crimes against children, sex crimes, crimes against the elderly, appeals, and violations of probation.