Southfield Human Services, in partnership with Lakeshore Legal Aid and D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, will host a free Expungement Clinic on Monday, January 8 from 2-6 p.m. in the Southfield Public Library Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Road.
The Expungement Clinic will provide low-income individuals information on the laws and processes to apply for the removal of criminal charges from legal records. New cases will be opened for income eligible applicants who are residents of Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties. The $10 Internet Criminal History Access Tool (ICHAT) fee will be waived for eligible participants.
The Expungement Clinic is available for people with two misdemeanors and/or one felony, five years after completion of sentence. DUIs and traffic offenses cannot be expunged. The Expungement Clinic can only assist with convictions from the state of Michigan.
Southfield Human Services provides programs and services designed to meet the specialized needs of residents. For more information on Southfield Human Services, visit www.cityofsouthfield.com.
Lakeshore Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm providing a wide range of free civil legal services to low income people and seniors in our communities. For more information on Lakeshore Legal Aid, visit www.lakeshorelegalaid.org.
The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association was founded as a proactive organization of diverse attorneys, with a mission of promoting legal practice opportunities for minorities and women and to facilitate equal justice for all citizens in Oakland County. For more information on D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, visit www.strakerlaw.org.
For more information on the Expungement Clinic contact Southfield Human Services at (248) 796-4542.