Don’t Let a Criminal Record Keep Your Child from Going to College

Your child may have the good grades, the extra-curricular activities, and the impressive SAT scores, but if your college-bound teen has a criminal record, their chances of getting into college are severely limited.

The vast majority of universities and colleges—including the almost 500 institutions that use the Common Application—require applicants to provide information on their criminal history. Many institutions require prospective students to check a box admitting to previous run-ins with the law, while others perform background checks on all [...]

Record Sealing and Expungement in Colorado

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to access a criminal record. With a quick search online, a potential employer, landlord, or romantic interest can instantly uncover all the details of any criminal activity in your past, including convictions, charges, and arrests. Upon discovering this information, someone might decide to deny you a job, refuse to rent property to you, decline your request for a loan, or keep you from being accepted into a college.

It doesn’t matter [...]