Colorado Expands Record Sealing Law through HB 19-1275

On August 2nd, 2019, a new law will go into effect that will expand the availability of criminal record sealing relief for scores of previously ineligible Colorodans. Colorado is seeking to allow more people the opportunity to rejoin society and the workforce without carrying the stigma of a past conviction. Continue reading

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Recordgone Now Offers Missouri Expungement Services

Recordgone.com is excited to announce that we are starting expungement services in Missouri! Taking advantage of a recent law change expanding expungement eligibility in Missouri, Recordgone looks forward to offering its expungement relief experience to new clients now eligible to open up their lives to greater opportunities. Continue reading

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Utah Becomes the Second State with Automatic Expungement

The State of Utah has followed in Pennsylvania’s footsteps and approved a bill to automate expungement for certain low level offenses. The law is aimed at helping reformed offenders return to society without the heavy stigma a criminal record create. Continue reading

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What Does the New California Domestic Violence Firearm Law, PC § 29805, Actually Do?

As of January 01, 2019, California Assembly Bill No. 3129 is in effect. The bill was enacted to modify CA Penal Code § 29805. The new law prohibits firearm possession by those that have committed misdemeanor domestic battery with injury (Penal Code §273.5) for life. A violation of the new domestic violence lifetime ban means the person may be charged with additional offenses for violating the ban as either an additional misdemeanor or even a felony. Continue reading

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Attorney Mathew Higbee Wins Legal Battle for Second Amendment Rights in Chicago

After one of our client’s cases was denied under the administrative appeals law for filing several years after a denial of a firearm application, we decided to fight back. We went to the higher court in Chicago and appealed the case against the Cook County State’s Attorney and the Illinois State Police. The Appellate Court was convinced by our arguments and reversed the prior gun rights denial, holding that the administrative appeals law does not restrict firearm rights restoration petitions made in Illinois courts. Continue reading

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