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How Georgia’s “Second Chance” Law Makes Expunging Convictions Easier

There is good news for Georgians who wish to remove the stigma of a criminal conviction from their permanent record. The “second chance” law, which became effective on January 1, 2021, allows people who were convicted of non-violent misdemeanors to petition a court to order the conviction expunged. Under Georgia’s prior law — which was… Read More »