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Everyone Deserves A Second Chance: (919) 336-1895

If you have been convicted of a crime, it will go onto your criminal record. Having a criminal record can negatively impact your future opportunities as potential employers and educational institutions can view your record; however, there are actions you can take in order to expunge your record. Once your record has successfully been cleared, you will not be required to disclose prior convictions or arrests on applications for housing, employment and more. Generally, when a potential employer, institution or school runs a background check, the expunged record will not appear. To find out if you are eligible for expungement, contact Floyd Law Offices PLLC for a free consultation. Our Raleigh expungement attorney will go the extra mile in order to secure a brighter future for you. Call (919) 336-1895 to learn more.

  • Meet Chris Floyd

    Criminal Defense Attorney

    Chris Floyd is a seasoned criminal lawyer with years of trial and litigation experience. He has represented people from all walks of life, and has defended thousands of criminal cases. He has tried and won not guilty verdicts in cases that have ranged from misdemeanors to first-degree murder.

    Chris’ experience is unique in the sense that he is not a former prosecutor. In fact, he has never prosecuted a criminal case. Instead, he is a career criminal defense lawyer who has sat behind the defense table, and fought for the accused in every case he has handled.

    Chris is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice before all North Carolina State Courts and several federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Standing Up for The Criminally-Accused

Case Wins & Victories

  • State of North Carolina v. A.L - DWI

    Not Guilty

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client was pulled over for speeding and charged with Driving While Impaired after failing standardized field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit on both a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine. This client had a previous DWI conviction within seven years and was facing mandatory jail time.

  • State of North Carolina v. K.H. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: Driving While Impaired and Speeding. Client was charged with DWI and speeding after she was pulled over for speeding and subsequently failed all standardized field sobriety test and blew well over the legal limit. After she was arrested, she allegedly refused to submit to a chemical analysis. If she was found to have willfully refused the chemical analysis, her license would be take from her for one year even if she was acquitted of DWI. Defendant requested a hearing on the refusal with the DMV, which was held, and demanded a trial on her case. At trial, the defense objected to the State’s motion to continue, which was denied by the court.

  • State of North Carolina v. A.M. - Criminal Defense

    Not Guilty

    Charges: Violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Client was charged with violating a domestic violence protective order and for being in contempt of court. After a hearing, the Judge found the accusing witness to not be credible.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.C. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: DWI and Reckless Driving to Endanger Client was charged with Driving while impaired and reckless driving after she was alleged to have caused an accident that resulted in the hospitalization of multiple people. Due to the facts of the case, a conviction would have resulted in mandatory active jail sentence.

  • State of North Carolina v. B.W. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he was stopped for speeding and allegedly exhibiting poor driving. Client was alleged to have failed standardized field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit on a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine after his arrest.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.L. - DWI

    Voluntarily Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he drove through a checkpoint, failed all standardized field sobriety tests, and blew over the legal limit on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine.

The Attorney to Call When Your Freedom is on the Line

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Chris Floyd told me that he "would fight for me." He successfully got a larceny charge dismissed. HIRE Chris Floyd because the other attorneys want to make a quick buck but Chris Floyd will work hard and fight for you!”

  • “Handled my DUI case with the most uttermost professionalism. Highly recommended. Young, smart and aggressive lawyer. Was easily accessible and defends you to the end.”

    Edgar

  • “Chris is an amazing attorney. Not only is he available day and night but he is also very professional and detailed oriented. Young and eager but also smart and responsible. Drug possession AND DUI both dismissed with no penalty. Couldn't be happier. ”

    Crystal

  • “He is amazing and without going into detail , my charges were serious and he was able to have them dismissed and he is helping me get them expunged.”

    Carol

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How Do I File For Expungement?

At Floyd Law Offices PLLC, we understand how tedious, intimidating, and complex legal procedures can be. If you have been convicted of a criminal offense and are seeking to clear your record, talk to an attorney from our law firm. We can help you properly file the necessary paperwork. In order for a judge to seal your criminal record, you will be required to complete these steps.

  • Secure a copy of the Judgement Order.
  • Complete all expungement forms.
  • Make copies of all paperwork.
  • Notarize your “Poverty Affidavit.”
  • Turn all forms into the Clerk’s office.
  • Attend your court hearing.

Get Your Questions Answered

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • Can I Seal My Criminal Record?

    Answer

    Your record cannot be expunged if you have been found guilty of any of the following criminal offenses: a drivers’ license violation, a first-degree felony, a second-degree felony, a first-degree misdemeanor committed against a minor, or a bail forfeiture in a traffic case.

  • Why Should I Pursue Expungement?

    Answer

    Many employment, apartment and license applications require the applicant to state whether or not they have been convicted of a criminal offense. When the answer is yes, the chances of your application being rejected are high. Pursuing expungement will increase your chances of securing future employment.

  • Do I Need To Hire An Expungement Attorney?

    Answer

    Due to the sensitive and complex nature of record-sealing matters, we advise you to enlist our assistance. We can ensure all your paperwork is properly completed and presented in a timely manner. With our team on your side, you will increase your chances of success.

What Are the Benefits of Expungement?

  • It will open up career opportunities.
  • It will be easier to acquire professional state licenses.
  • It will help with future housing.
  • You can join professional organizations.
  • You will have better luck with loans.
  • You will have an easier time adopting.
  • If an immigrant, you will be able to pursue citizenship.
  • You may have better luck with promotions.
  • You may have gun rights restored.
  • You can have peace of mind.

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The Outcome Of Your Case Is Heavily Dependent Upon The Skill Of Your Attorney

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