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Setting Aside Conviction is equivalent to an Expungement

Setting Aside Conviction is equivalent to an Expungement

Arizona’s setting aside judgment law is designed to help deserving people be more productive and put their past bad decisions behind them. Once your judgment is set aside, you can answer with confidence to any inquiry, including, without limitation, an inquiry relating to an application for employment, that you have not been convicted of a crime (though, in some instance, you must also call attention to your setting aside order for felony convictions). If the crime you were convicted of was a felony, you can also apply to have your civil rights restored. Additionally, in most felony cases in state or federal court, you can apply to have your gun rights restored. If your record is in Arizona, you can use the record clearing law firm, They have an Arizona licensed attorney on staff and an office in Phoenix. They can be reached at 877-573-7273.

Please note that “Setting aside” has the same meaning as “Expunging” a record in Arizona.

Setting Aside Your Conviction Opens Doors to a Better Future
80 percent of Arizona employers use background checks to help make hiring decisions. A small investment in expungement today can provide increased earning capacity for years. Having an experienced attorney handle your case will insure that your case will be done right and fast.

Setting Aside Your Helps Get Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
A persons seeking employment or admittance into an educational program in the State of Arizona may consider applying for a Fingerprint Clearance Card (herein referred to as the “Card”). The Card verifies the applicant’s criminal background or lack thereof, thus allowing him or her to obtain legal and gainful employment. Having your criminal record expunged or set aside can help your chances. Read more about how to get Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card.

Arizona Definition of Serious Offense
first degree murder, second degree murder, manslaughter, aggravated assault resulting in serious physical injury (includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb) or involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, sexual assault, any dangerous crime against children, arson of an occupied structure, armed robbery, burglary in the first degree, kidnapping, sexual conduct with a minor under fifteen years of age, child prostitution