How Sealed or Expunged Court Records in Tenant & Employment Screening Reports May Illegally Cost People Jobs & Housing From the National Consumer Law Center, June, 2022 Today, to rent an apartment or nail down a job, you almost always have to pass a background check.
Kansas who have an arrest or conviction on their records from when they were a juvenile (under 18 years old) might be able to get that record cleared. Kansas Legal Services has an interactive form to create a document for the Court where the arrest or conviction took place. You must first figure out if your crime is eligible for clearing.
This guide will answer some of your most common questions about expungement. KLS offers a free legal form, Expungement, to expunge records - click here
In 2015, changes were made in Kansas to the Severity of Crimes and Expungement chart. The chart shows how soon a criminal record may be expunged. The waiting times are for after all jail time, probation and parole is served. You can see and/or download the chart here.
View this webinar that tells you all you need to know about Expungement in Kansas. Here is a handy flow chart that you can download that shows the steps for expungement.
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