H. Michael Steinberg has over 32 years experience practicing Colorado criminal law. Mr. Steinberg strives to stay current with the ever changing aspects of criminal law issues and updates resulting in his extensive knowledge of successful criminal defense as well as appellate work. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, and the Colorado and Arapahoe Bar Associations.

Articles Posted in Colorado Criminal Record Selaing – Expungement Laws

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2014 Colorado State Legislature Consolidate All Criminal Record Sealing Laws.jpgBy H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Sealing – Expungement Criminal Defense Lawyer

In a move that was hailed as very positive by the Colorado criminal defense bar – the Colorado state legislature moved ALL of Colorado’s laws pertaining to the sealing of criminal offenses into one place in the Colorado Criminal Code.

The bill that accomplished this act also modified the “basic sealing law” to now allow a person to seal a Colorado arrest record if they have not been charged with a crime, the statute of limitations has not run, and the person is no longer being investigated by law enforcement.