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Expungement is the legal process of removing a criminal record, including arrests and convictions, from the public record. However, expungements are often not widely available and are difficult to obtain due to legal, procedural, and financial barriers.
Expungement laws and processes vary by state and county, which makes clearing criminal records a complex task, generally requiring the assistance of an attorney to help determine eligibility for relief and to navigate the process to obtain relief. To help mitigate the process, NACDL partners with organizations across the nation to host expungement clinics.
If you would like to share your organization's upcoming expungment clinic on our page, or learn more about NACDL's work around expungement services, please fill out the request form above.
March 31, 2023 Allegany County Expungement Clinic
NACDL, the American Job Center, Western Maryland Consortium, Maryland Legal Aid, Area Health Education Center West (AHEC West), United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission (HRDC), and Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) will be returning to Cumberland Maryland to host an Allegany County Expungement Clinic on Friday, March 31 from 11:00am–1:00pm ET. The clinic will take place at the Possibility Shop, located at 138 Baltimore St. in Cumberland, Maryland.
Anyone with a criminal record in Maryland is invited to join us. No registration is required, and the expungement resources and services will be offered for free for people whose criminal records qualify for expungement. People seeking a free evaluation and support in clearing their qualifying criminal records are encouraged to bring their Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) records, if possible. Refreshments and additional resources will be provided. We look forward to supporting the members of the Maryland community.
March 31, 2023 Allegany County Clinic Flyer
Allegany County Expungement Clinic
2022 Allegany County Clinic Flyer
Through the 2022 Allegany County Expungement Clinic, NACDL, the American Job Center, Western Maryland Consortium, Maryland Legal Aid, Area Health Education Center West (AHEC West), Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission (HRDC), and Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) offered over 60 individuals pro bono expungement services and resources. Expungement is an essential but difficult to navigate post-conviction relief process that helps remove barriers to meaningful second chances. We would like to thank our partners and everyone who showed up to make this day possible!
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