The mistakes that you make while you are young can have a lasting negative impact on your ability to build the future of your choosing. A juvenile criminal record can be a serious hindrance to the start of a career. Many young people in Pennsylvania and throughout the country do not consider the negative consequences of having a juvenile record until they begin taking their future and the possibility of starting a career seriously.
For young people who are about to leave college and begin a career, the existence of a juvenile criminal record can create nagging doubts about the exposure of a past they would rather leave behind. Potential employers, lending institutions, landlords and others are likely to employ background checks that can uncover your juvenile criminal record.
A skilled and experienced attorney can help you understand how an expungement or pardon can benefit you as you begin laying the foundation for a successful career.
At The Law Offices of John Della Rocca in Philadelphia, attorney Della Rocca understands the challenge that young people with criminal records face. He knows that a conviction on your record can keep you from landing the job you want. John has devoted his career to helping people defend their rights and overcome the lasting consequences of criminal convictions and arrests.
Whether to pursue a pardon or an expungement depends in large part on the nature of the conviction. Serious charges such as rape and murder need to be pardoned. Other charges can often be expunged, given certain conditions such as having five years passed since the conviction with no further arrests.
If you or a loved one has a criminal conviction on a juvenile record, clearing that conviction can be an important step in securing employment or otherwise moving on. Let Philadelphia juvenile record expungement attorney John Della Rocca help you secure the pardon you need to move forward with your life.