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Oregon Gun Rights Restoration
How to Restore Firearm Rights in Oregon
January 9, 2016

For those who enjoy hunting and owning firearms, one of the most frequent and lasting problems associated with an Oregon conviction is the loss of firearm rights. To many, the right to own a firearm is a fundamental Constitutional freedom held dearly, and the loss of Second Amendment rights can be devastating.  Having gun rights is inherently important to those who … Read More>

Harris County Marijuana Reform
Harris County Marijuana Reform in 2016
January 7, 2016

As we enter into the new year, Houston, Texas has experienced a significant legal change related to cannabis possession. Beginning January 1, 2016, the City of Houston has made the decision to cease all filing of criminal charges made against any minor marijuana possession offenders.The Harris County District Attorney’s office has issued a new directive, referred to as the First … Read More>

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Happy 2016 from WipeRecord
December 31, 2015

As the year comes to a close, WipeRecord feels blessed and proud to have helped so many individuals across the country expunge their records and restore their civil rights.  We also feel lucky to have added so many talented individuals to our organization -  from new attorneys to paralegals and operational support.  Everyone at WipeRecord has worked hard to make 2015 … Read More>

Minnesota Firearm Rights Restoration
Minnesota Gun Rights Restoration
December 14, 2015

Minnesota Firearm Rights If you have lost your rights to possess a firearm in Minnesota you will probably need an experienced attorney to determine whether you qualify to restore your gun rights and to competently argue your case before the courts.  Gun rights restoration is complicated because it involves interplay between both federal and state law prohibitions as well as between … Read More>

Washington Firearm Rights Restoration
Is Restoring Rights American?
December 9, 2015

Imagine you just lost your job and on top of your family being hungry, you have bills to pay.  Your life is starting to fall apart all around you and you can’t find a way to produce any income to support your family.  The old saying “you gotta do what it takes to feed your family” really brings on a … Read More>

Expunge a Conviction in Indiana
Expunge a Conviction in Indiana
October 31, 2015

New Second Chance Law in Indiana is helping thousands of people! If a mistake from your past has left you with a criminal record, chances are you understand how that mistake can hang over your head, and make your life more difficult.  Once you’ve served out your sentence and paid your dues, mistakes from your past shouldn’t prevent you from being … Read More>

I Want To Get My Gun Rights Back
I Want To Get My Gun Rights Back
October 29, 2015

In the course of determining our clients eligibility for various expungement and sealing options, we invariably get this question: How can I restore my firearm rights? Firearm possession is restricted at the federal level, and often at the state level, for certain types of convictions.  Federally, firearm access is restricted for any person convicted of a felony (defined as a … Read More>

Marijuana Expungement Ohio
Marijuana Expungement Ohio
October 24, 2015

On November 3rd, 2015, Ohioans will vote to legalize recreational marijuana use.   This is a monumental vote as Ohio could become the 5th state to legalize marijuana.  If so, our hope is that they will follow Oregon’s lead and allow for expungement of mostly all types of previous marijuana convictions.In Ohio, if you have a conviction of marijuana possession or … Read More>

The Cost of Incarcerating Offenders
The Cost of Incarcerating Offenders
October 23, 2015

Did you know that the US houses 25% of the world’s prisoners?  That’s more than any other country in the world.  In California, there are 33 in-state prisons that are managed/run by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/7/prison-juries-incarcerationcostbenefit.htmlDid you know that CDRC is a government organization meaning that you – yes, YOU – are contributing to supporting … Read More>

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Driving For Uber With a Criminal Record
October 15, 2015

Did you know that Uber, the on-demand technology that allows everyone to be a self-employed cab driver, completed over 2 million background checks in 2014? That’s right, this organization is working hard to keep tabs on the surge (no pun intended) of applications it has been receiving from prospective drivers looking to cash in on driving fellow citizens around town. … Read More>