- Library to Host Record Expungement Class
Library to Host Record Expungement Class
Did you know that individuals with a misdemeanor or non-violent felony conviction at least 10 years old are generally eligible for expungement? As these convictions can be a barrier to getting and keeping meaningful employment, having these records erased can be life altering.
Attorney Michael Wilson with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will present information on how to expunge criminal records. This class will take place from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, June 9 at the Lawton Public Library. Expungement can pave the way forward in both personal and professional lives. The is a great opportunity to learn the steps to expungement. Anyone can attend the training. Further resources are available to those who qualify. Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma provides free legal services to eligible low-income people and senior citizens.
“Expungements have a huge impact on personal lives,” said Library Director Kristin Herr. “Completing this process can open doors to career opportunities. In addition, it benefits our community as a whole. It creates more qualified workers which brings more money into our economy.”
For more information, contact Tanya Organ, Community Engagement Librarian, at 580-581-3450 ext. 1711, or by email at @email.