You’ve served your time and paid off fines for your crimes. Everything should go back to normal, right?
Not so much.
Even if you are only arrested, or if you are charged but acquitted on those charges, it creates a criminal record. A record that will follow you if you don’t take action.
Having a conviction on your record is especially hard because state and federal laws automatically ban you from holding certain positions, getting certain jobs, and even exercising [...]