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When a person has been arrested but not convicted, the original arrest may be expunged (erased) from the person's criminal history. Expunction of an arrest from the NCIC, FBI, Triple I (Interstate Identification Index), or local criminal history must be done in accordance with Mississippi law. Special rules apply to expungement of drug convictions for youthful offenders. Expungement may be available when a felony arrest has been concluded as a misdemeanor, pre-trial diversion, or non-adjudication. There are different expungement statutes and laws for felonies and misdemeanors, and different courts.

Generally, first offenders may have a felony expunged as long as the charge is not violence, sex offense, or sale or possession with intent to distribute drugs. Expungement may depend on the age of the offender at the time of arrest. There are several misdemeanor statutes which apply in various Justice and Municipal Courts. In some cases, the person's age at the time of arrest can be factor granting expungement.

Client Reviews
"Mr. Alldredge is an excellent lawyer. He has compassion for his clients and he delivered more than we expected! He and Nancy were exceptionally professional and were accommodating of my husband's tricky schedule. Rufus provided us with resources and guidance, and most importantly helped us build a strong case. Highly recommend!” Cherie Mire
"Mr. Alldredge is an incredible, kind hearted, knowledgeable attorney. If you ever find yourself in a position where you need an attorney that can help you navigate any kind of situation, he is the one. He ensures that you know as much as possible and ensures you are prepared. He made me feel calm and he always, always, is available for any questions or concerns. Highly recommend." Eva Beidelman
"MR. Alldredge worked with me while I was on a short time line do to having leave to go back to work in Germany. He ended up not only representing me but got the case dismissed and saved my military career. Now i see why all my friends recommended him and he hard earned reputation." Charles Pinkston