Texas Record Sealing – Nondisclosures

Your Path to a New Future

At the Hopping Law Group, PC, we understand that everyone makes mistakes or finds themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time. If you have a criminal record with arrests, charges, or convictions, it can complicate your life. Fortunately, Texas law allows for the sealing of certain records under specific circumstances. Through a nondisclosure order, you can ensure your record is no longer accessible to the public, allowing you to legally deny the incident ever occurred.

Understanding Texas Record Sealing

A criminal record can impact many aspects of your life, including your ability to get a loan, secure affordable insurance, rent an apartment, or find employment. Texas law provides a statutory right to seal these records through nondisclosure. To be eligible for a Texas nondisclosure, you must meet the requirements outlined in the applicable statute.

What Is a Nondisclosure Order?

A nondisclosure order in Texas seals your criminal record, preventing public entities such as courts, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutorial offices from sharing information about the sealed offense. With a nondisclosure order, you are not required to disclose the sealed offense on most job applications.

Eligibility for a Nondisclosure

To be eligible for a Texas nondisclosure, an individual must meet specific criteria outlined in the Texas Government Code Section 411.0725 and related statutes. Generally, eligibility depends on the type of offense, the outcome of the case, and the applicant’s criminal history. Offenses that resulted in a deferred adjudication and subsequent dismissal of charges are commonly eligible for nondisclosure, provided that the individual has successfully completed community supervision and met the mandatory waiting period. Additionally, certain serious offenses, such as those involving family violence or sexual crimes, may not qualify for nondisclosure. It’s essential to consult with a knowledgeable Texas nondisclosure attorney to determine your eligibility and navigate the legal process effectively.

Find out more about the eligibility requirements for a Nondisclosure (Criminal Record Sealing)

Exceptions to Nondisclosure

While a nondisclosure order prevents employers and background check companies from accessing your sealed record, a limited number of state agencies and licensing boards may still obtain this information. Additionally, a nondisclosure order applies only to specific offenses, not your entire criminal history. However, you can obtain multiple nondisclosure orders for multiple offenses.

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The Benefits of Nondisclosure

With over 80 percent of employers conducting background checks, securing an order of nondisclosure in Texas is a crucial investment in your future.

Comprehensive Nondisclosure Services Across Texas

Our experienced Texas nondisclosure attorneys provide comprehensive services to help you achieve the best possible outcome. Our flat fee includes all necessary costs, such as:

  • Conducting thorough research
  • Preparing and filing the necessary paperwork
  • Responding to opposition from the District Attorney
  • Attending the court hearing on your behalf
  • Obtaining a certified court order expunging your criminal case

Why Choose Us?

Statewide Service: We serve clients across Texas.

Money-Back Lifetime Guarantee: Our competitive rates and money-back guarantee are unbeatable.

Expert Representation: Expungement law is our firm’s focus and we do it well.  Trust our skilled Texas expungement attorneys to ensure your case is probably expunged.  We give our clients the peace of mind of not having to worry about whether their expunged case is going to show up on a background check.

No Look Flat Fees: We have simple upfront pricing.  We offer “no look” flat fees so there are never any surprises or additional costs.  Find out more about our Nondisclosure fees.

Fast Track Case Filing:  We fast-track each and every one of our cases and no extra fee.

Employment Defense Service – We offer our employment defense service at no extra fee.  We will write letters to prospective employers while your case is pending to assist in passing a background check before the court grants your order.  We also offer free lifetime advice if you ever have a question about what to disclose on an application.

Discounts:  We offer discounts for multiple cases that cannot be filed in the same petition.

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