Getting Records Expunged in Florida, Florida Record Expungement lawyer

Guy Seligman is an experienced  Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense lawyer  for  traffic and criminal records expungement lawyer in Florida covering Miami, Ft Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and the entire state of Florida. However not all records can be expunged. Below you will find a list of crimes  that cannot be expunged or sealed  in Florida’

it is important to understand that your criminal history cannot be sealed or expunged in Florida if you were found guilty by a judge or pled guilty or no contest  to specific criminal charges . This applies  even if adjudication was withheld or  you were convicted of attempting or conspiring to commit these  specific crimes.

The following is a list of crimes  was taken from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s website:

  • Arson
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Illegal use of explosives
  • Child abuse or Aggravated Child Abuse
  • Abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult, or aggravated abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult
  • Aircraft piracy
  • Kidnapping
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Sexual Battery
  • Robbery
  • Carjacking
  • Lewd, lascivious, or indecent assault or act upon or in the presence of a child under the age of 16 years
  • Sexual activity with a child, who is 12 years of age or older but less than 18 years of age, by or at solicitation of a person in familial or custodial authority
  • Burglary of a dwelling
  • Stalking and Aggravated Stalking
  • An act of domestic violence
  • Home-invasion Robbery
  • An act of terrorism
  • Manufacturing certain controlled substances
  • Sexual misconduct with a developmentally-disabled person
  • Sexual misconduct with a mental-health patient
  • Luring or enticing a child
  • Sexual battery
  • Procuring a person under the age of 18 for prostitution
  • Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of persons less than 16 years of age
  • Voyeurism
  • Scheme to defraud or organized fraud
  • Lewd or lascivious offense upon or in presence of elderly person or disabled person
  • Sexual performance by a child
  • Offenses by public officers and employees
  • Showing or selling obscene literature to a minor
  • Computer pornography
  • Selling or buying of minors
  • Trafficking in controlled substances


If you were arrested for one of the above  crimes or if you were charged with one of these crimes but charges were later dismissed, you may still have a chance of getting your records expunged or sealed. Understand if you were charged, found guilty and or served time for one of the above crimes it is not likely your records can be sealed or expunged.

To have your records expunged or sealed by an experienced expungement attorney call the law office of Guy Seligman.