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Certain crimes in Oklahoma can be expunged from an individual’s criminal record. There are two types of expungements in Oklahoma, and it’s important to understand what each one does. One type of expungement will remove an individual’s name from the court records. The other type of expungement will erase an entire criminal record. Non-violent crimes can be expunged after five years and the completion of a sentence. When a record has been expunged, an individual can truthfully answer they don’t have a criminal record because it will no longer exist.

Violent Crimes

There are a variety of violent crimes, but some examples are assault with a dangerous or deadly weapon, aggravated assault on an officer of the law, and shooting or poisoning someone with the intent to kill them. Child abuse, robbery, use of a firearm to commit a felony, a lewd or indecent proposition with a child, and child pornography …

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