Tag: expungement

By Tab E. Lawhorn Last year, I authored an article on how criminal background checks are used and what you can do to make sure yours is as clean as possible. One of the aspects of that article mentioned how third party data collection companies are profiting from selling background checks on individuals to employers, […]

The Basics Every Parent Should Know. (Some text forwarded from a State sponsored website.) Juvenile cases may include charges that a child is delinquent, dependent, or in need of supervision. A delinquent child is a one who has committed an offense which, if that child were an adult, would be considered a crime. A dependent […]

Dealing with the Federal Government. By Tab Lawhorn, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC A rule of thumb with federal drug crimes is that if you have been contacted by the FBI then you have been the target of an investigation for at least a year.„ÄÄDrug crimes can be violations of both state and […]

Background Checks: Digging Up Your Past, Present, and Future. By Tab Lawhorn, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC When I was a young aspiring lawyer, one of my first clients came into my tiny office and¬†told me that she couldn’t get a college scholarship because she had an old criminal case on her record.¬† […]