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Choosing a Florida Record Sealing or Expungement Attorney, Lawyer

Seek a Specialized Florida Record Sealing Attorney, Lawyer

Any licensed Florida attorney can represent you in court, but selecting a specialized record sealing attorney may get the job done faster for a lower price than other attorneys. A specialized expungement attorney is familiar with Florida court procedures and rule before they even start the process. The efficiency that comes with experience allows a specialized Florida record sealing attorney to often offer a lower price.

Take a FREE ELIGIBILITY test, offered by this site's sponsor, to see if you can seal or expunge your Florida records. If you cannot afford an attorney, contact the Florida State Bar ( or your county's local bar association.

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Going through the Florida record sealing process alone can be intimidating. By selecting a specialized Florida record sealing attorney, you have and specialized negotiator on your side who can effectively represent you in court and handle any objections from the district attorney, should they arise.

Before selecting a Florida record sealing lawyer online, there are some questions you should ask them first.

  • Do they specialized in record sealing and expungement?
  • Are they licensed to practice law in Florida?
  • Can you speak to the attorney who will be handling your case?
  • Have they handled record sealing requests like yours?
  • Do they offer a money-back guarantee?
  • Do they have a street address?

Caution! Do Not Let a Non-Attorney Website Mislead You

Some websites on the internet offer "record sealing assistance" services. All they do, is provide you with forms, and leave you alone to fight the district attorney and the courts. On top of that, if you have any questions, they charge extra consultation fees and may not even answer the phones. The majority of these companies have numerous complaints filed against them and have a track record for taking people's money and doing nothing with it.

Seek a specialized record sealing attorney, so you have someone on your side to fight the district attorney and represent you in court. With much, much higher success rates than non-attorneys, you ensure that your future is handled with the best of care.

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Whether or Not to Represent Yourself in Florida

While you have the right to represent yourself in court, you should not expect any special treatment, help, or attention from the court. You must still comply with the rules of the court, even if you are not familiar with them.

The Florida State Courts will:

  • Explain and answer questions about how the court works.
  • Tell you what the requirements are to have your case considered by the court.
  • Give you some information from your case file.
  • Provide you with samples of court forms that are available.
  • Provide you with guidance on how to fill out forms.
  • Usually answer questions about court deadlines.


The Florida State Courts will NOT:

  • Give you legal advice. Only your lawyer can give you legal advice.
  • Tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court.
  • Give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court.
  • Recommend a lawyer, but they can provide you with the telephone number of a local lawyer referral service.
  • Talk to the judge for you about what will happen in your case.
  • Let you talk to the judge outside of court.
  • Change an order issued by a judge.

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