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How to Get an Annulment of a Criminal Record in New Hampshire

Many people leaving school and preparing to enter the work force worry about mistakes they made in their past – mistakes that left them with a criminal record – and they wonder how they can get an annulment of their criminal record in New Hampshire.  They worry about how to explain, in a job application or an interview, a misdemeanor for shoplifting, for example, from when they were in high school, or a drug possession charge from when they were in college.  The good news is that, in certain circumstances, you can annul (i.e., expunge, remove, erase) your criminal record.  The process is straightforward, but there are pitfalls you need to look out for and avoid, and you should always consult an attorney for guidance and assistance. Contact us for a FREE consultation! How Can You Annul Your Criminal Record In New Hampshire? To annul your criminal record in New Hampshire, you need to ask the court where you were convicted, or where the case was resolved or dismissed, to remove it.  Again, consult an attorney first!  After you have done that (and hopefully engaged an attorney), you must file a petition to annul your record and pay the filing fee.  That is how you get the process started. The petition is a basic form that the court provides you.  You will have to prepare one petition for each arrest or conviction you want annulled.  On each petition, you must list the case name, case number, your name and information, the arrest/conviction and statute number that corresponds to the crime for which you were arrested or convicted, and information...