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The bureaucracy can be daunting but clearing felony convictions can be “life-changing.”

The bureaucracy can be daunting but clearing felony convictions can be “life-changing.”

The wages of those who had their records expunged jumped by an average of 25% within two years.
The “discouragingly low” rate of expunged convictions in Michigan can be attributed to most eligible people never applying.
Read more at Fox 17 News
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How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan

The application process for getting a criminal record sealed from public view in Michigan can be daunting. But before you even apply, figuring out whether you're eligible can be confusing.

A recent study by two University of Michigan Law professors found that expungement leads to higher earnings and low recidivism rates. Yet, the professors estimate that more than 90% of people who qualify don't apply within five years of becoming eligible.
Read more at Detroit Free Press