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Navigating Louisiana Revised Statute 44:9 and Articles 893 and 894

The Louisiana laws on expungements are complicated and are revised and amended by the legislature on a yearly basis. The 2012 legislative session was no exception with five Acts enacted impacting La. R.S. 44:9. Navigating the myriad of complexities can be a daunting task for the unawares. The long and ever expanding Louisiana expungement statute as well as Articles 893 and 894 of the Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure provide detailed instructions and requirements for the proper filing of a motion to set aside a conviction and dismissal of the prosecution and the filing of an expungement. Most courts in Louisiana have a preferred format for filing expungements as well as different requirements for what must be attached and what fees must be included when filing. We have experience filing expungements and motions to set aside in parishes throughout Louisiana. Be sure to hire an attorney who understands the expungement statute and the specific requirements of the court where you are filing. For more information visit our website and expungement page.

Call (504) 524-4080 to discuss your expungement. Dylan C. Utley of DiGiulio Utley, LLC – New Orleans Criminal Lawyers.

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"I hired Dylan in 2011 to represent me after I was falsely arrested for domestic battery. Dylan was able to prove to the prosecuting attorney that I was not the aggressor in the case. He did a phenomenal job representing me and was extremely professional in his communication and knowledge of the Louisiana legal system. Thank you so much for helping me.” Richard M.
"He is the most professional and caring attorney. He was there for us in every aspect. He answered any questions or concerns and was very upfront and honest. We live out of state and he made it so we could bring our daughter home and not have to make trips back to Louisiana for every court appearance. He was great during a really hard time in our lives and he was there for us every step of the way. Dylan is the BEST ATTORNEY EVER!" Lisa B.
"DiGiulio Utley Criminal Defense Attorneys came to my aid in a great time of need. I live out of state and they were able work with the court to prevent many trips back and fourth during the proceedings. They are professional, up front, factual and well connected within the NOLA legal system. You can trust you are in good hands with the advise they render. I will use them again during the expungement process. This team will go the extra mile to make sure your taken care of. We could not have felt more comfortable in a situation of unrest than we did with them." Jordan L.