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We Can Clear Your Record and Set Aside Convictions

If you were convicted of a crime or accepted a plea agreement, the Kalamazoo attorneys of Willis Law may be able to secure the expungement of the charge from your criminal record. Expungement can make a world of difference to you in the future. A criminal record can prevent you from getting a job, a promotion or a place to live. Expungement can clear your record — but only once and only in certain circumstances.

Expungement is the legal process of setting aside a conviction. After an expungement, you can legally answer "No" to the question: "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" Expungement is an important means of protecting your future, especially when it comes to seeking employment or educational opportunities, including scholarships.

Please contact the offices of Willis Law in Kalamazoo, Paw Paw or Grand Rapids and tell us about your situation.

A One-Time Opportunity

Effective in 2015, Michigan law allows certain misdemeanor and felony convictions to be expunged five years after the date of the completion of the sentence. Most crimes can be expunged, but there are exceptions. For instance, any motor vehicle code violations, such as drunk driving, cannot be removed. Contact our office to determine whether your conviction(s) are eligible for expungement.

Under our current law, you can expunge one eligible felony, so long as you have no other felonies on your record and no more than two misdemeanors, as defined by MCL 780.621. Alternatively, if you have two and only two eligible misdemeanors, you can now have both convictions removed!

Contact a Kalamazoo Expungement Attorney

This change in the law might help you. To discuss your specific circumstances, please contact our office by email or call toll free at (888) 461-7744. From offices in Kalamazoo, Paw Paw and Grand Rapids, we represent clients throughout western Michigan.

Some of Our Many Positive Case Results

  • Clive M., Misdemeanor Expungement: Client had a conviction on his criminal history for a misdemeanor negligent homicide due to a car accident that caused a death. We were successful in petitioning the court to expunge the client's record. As a result, our client has no criminal record.
  • Scott R., Assault and Resisting Arrest (a college student): We negotiated a dismissal of both charges; the client performed 20 hours of community service and agreed to attend anger management classes. No jail, no probation, no criminal record.

Learn more on our Client Testimonials page.

Hear It From Our Clients 

The Opinions That Matter 
  • “Very professional and knowledgeable. Great to work with. Would highly recommend.”

    - Frank S.
  • “We’ve needed legal services in the past and had a great experience. The staff is kind and professional. Michael was a huge help with our trust – it’s a great deal of information and he was patient and ...”

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  • “As first-time clients, we were treated great. All of our questions were answered, and we would definitely refer friends and return for other services.”

    - Brett & Julie B.
  • “The efficiency of the Willis staff and the kindness and respect shown by Mariko and her colleagues (Patty & everyone really) was exceptional - Thank you!”

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Choosing the Right Firm Makes 
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  • EMPATHY & DEPENDABILITY

    We are considerate to exemplify good work ethics. Our lawyers strive to actively participate and engage in your feelings or ideas.

  • INTEGRITY, HONESTY, & ACCOUNTABILITY

    Willis Law adheres to a code of moral and ethical standards, is truthful in all things, and takes responsibility for our actions.

  • SERVICE TO OTHERS

    We demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, putting your needs or desires ahead of our own to treat you the way you appreciate being treated.

  • ROOTS FROM A JUDGE

    Sons of a former chief judge, Frank Willis.

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