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“A criminal record can be a major barrier in seeking employment, housing and education,” says Fulton County Solicitor Keith Gammage. “It is more beneficial to us as a society to allow decent citizens the opportunity to work and live productive lives than to be held back by minor, youthful missteps resulting in a misdemeanor arrest. “
The process to expunge a charge usually takes more than 150 days, with much of the process being driven by the citizen obtaining key documents from agencies. This one-day event expedites the process.
Pre-registration is recommended to avoid long lines but walk-ins are welcome. On-site resources will include an ex-offender job fair and interviews, housing assistance for ex-offenders, free legal advice from Alston & Bird's volunteer lawyers and voter registration.
Call the Solicitor General’s Expungement Division at 404-612-4803 for more information.
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