You can and should expunge a DUI conviction from your criminal record.
It is important to note that a California expungement does not affect your DMV record.
California law allows you to have your DUI conviction expunged if you are: not on probation for another offense.
How long does a DUI stay on your record for a background check?
three to 12 years
How long does a DUI affect your insurance in California?
How long does DUI affect insurance in California? If you are convicted of DUI your insurance company will likely raise your premium. Normally the increased rate lasts three years. However, the way DUI affects insurance is complicated, and it won’t always affect your rates.
How long does it take to get a DUI expunged in California?
However, the average time in California to get a DUI expunged is only 6-12 weeks from the time the moving papers are filed with the court. Thus, the sooner you start the DUI expungement process, the sooner you will be able to put this mistake behind you.
How long does a DUI stay on your insurance?
Many times, a DUI will drop off your driving record after 3-7 years. However, the infraction is likely to remain on your criminal record forever. After the citation is off of your driving record, your rates will return to normal. In most cases, a DUI will raise your insurance rates for a minimum of three years.
How do you get a DUI removed from your record?
After expungement, the record of your DUI is “erased” from the public record. Expungement is ordered by a judge after you file a petition to the courts to requesting it. In other words, in states that do allow the procedure, the result can be as though the conviction never happened.
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