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Expungement: Helping People Move On

| April 21, 2017

This blog post, written by Julie Warren, originally appeared at the Beacon Center of Tennessee on April 21, 2017.   Most of us will sympathize with folks who have experienced certain rough spells in their life, those moments in time that they would just as soon forget. This is true even when those spells involved poor life choices and misbehavior. Everyone makes mistakes. However, for some people, their past mistakes culminated in a criminal record, which means that their past will invariably haunt their ...

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