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Expungement Attorney
in Akron, Ohio

At the Law Office Of Patrick J. Weiss, I understand people make mistakes and that those mistakes can sometimes land you in court or even jail. Unfortunately, even after you have paid your debt to society, you can be left with charges or convictions that remain on your record and make it difficult for you to move forward with your life. Marks on your record can result in difficulty getting employment, securing a loan or housing, gaining admission into schools, and acquiring professional licenses. The good news is that you may be able to get these records expunged. Want to learn if you are eligible for expungement? Call my office today, I work with individuals in and outside of Akron, Ohio.

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Patrick J. Weiss

Attorney at Law

As an expungement attorney, I take all of my cases very seriously because I know that charges and convictions can affect your life for years to come. Expungements can often be complicated, but I understand how to analyze my client's cases and act in their best interests. As your attorney, I will provide you with experienced legal guidance and help you fight for the best solution. Together, you and I will go through your expungement application to ensure that it is filled out correctly and free of errors that could result in it being dismissed.

As my client, I will ensure that you receive my undivided attention because I care about your future and want to fight for it. As we work through your case together, I will always be available when any issues or questions arise. I return all my client's calls and emails because I know how important honest communication is between an attorney and their client. If you would like to see if you are eligible for expungement, call my office today.

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We All Make Mistakes

At the Law Office of Patrick J. Weiss, I believe that your mistakes don't have to follow you for the rest of your life. I am dedicated to helping you turn the page and find a resolution. Even if you have been denied an expungement in the past, I still may be able to help. I will provide reliable and experienced legal counsel and will ensure that your application is filled out correctly so that you can have the best possible chance of getting your expungement application approved. There is no better time than the present to make a plan to change your future for the better. Call or reach out to my office today to speak with me and schedule a case evaluation.

How Do I Apply for Expungement?

  • Pay Your fines and Restitutions

    In Ohio, you will not be eligible to have your conviction expunged until you have paid your court-ordered restitution. Only after your fines and restitution have been paid, may your waiting period begin.

  • Meet Your Waiting Period

    After your conviction, there is a waiting period before you are considered an "eligible offender" who can apply to have your records expunged. Waiting periods are determined by the type of conviction.

  • Hire Trusted Legal Counsel

    Expungement can be a complex process. At the Law Office of Patrick J. Weiss, I understand the many complexities of the expungement process and can assist you in correctly filling out your application.

are You eligible for expungement in Ohio?

Expungement FActs

Can I Expunge My Record if
I Was Never Convicted?

Yes. Even if your charge was dismissed or acquitted, you can and should apply for expungement. The fact that you were charged with a crime remains in public records.

My Expungement Was Denied. What Can I Do?

Many people apply for expungement without the counsel of an attorney and get denied. As your attorney, I can review your application to ensure every detail has been properly addressed.

What Convictions Are Not Eligible for Expungement?

Traffic violations and crimes that are violent in nature such as sex offenses, domestic violence, and first, second, and third offenses are generally not eligible for expungement.


Today, judges are more willing to expunge records due to the fact that they are now easily accessible online. However, it is still important to have an attorney who understands the nature of expungement law. At the Law Offices of Patrick J. Weiss, I have over a decade of experience handling expungement cases. I am passionate about helping you start fresh so that you can move on from the mistakes of your past. With my legal expertise on your side, we can help position your application to give you the best possible chance at a positive outcome. Take back the power over your future — call my office in Akron, Ohio today to schedule a case evaluation.