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2nd Chance Saturdays: Free Legal Clinic for Criminal Expungement – April 13

Start time 2024-04-13 11:30 am
Finished Time 2024-04-13 3:00 pm
Address 310 E 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55409

Get Your Criminal Record Sealed: Free Legal Assistance

Date: Saturday, April 13
Time: 11:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Sabathani Community Center, Conference Rooms D & J

No Appointment Needed • Walk-Ins Welcome

Are you looking to seal your criminal record? The Volunteer Lawyers Network is here to help. Join us for FREE legal assistance with expungements.

What We Offer:

  • Eligibility Screening: Determine your eligibility for expungement.
  • Petition Assistance: Get help with filling out petitions and fee waivers.
  • Expert Advice: Receive guidance on serving and filing petitions.

For the assessment process, it’s helpful if you can bring your Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) records. You can obtain those records in one of two ways:

Option 1: In-Person

  • Visit the BCA office in St. Paul with a valid photo ID.
  • Fill out a request form in their lobby.
  • They will take your fingerprints and charge you $8.
  • Address: 1430 Maryland Ave. E., St. Paul, MN 55106
  • Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:15am – 4:00pm

Option 2: Mail Request

  • Mail a written and notarized request to the BCA, including:
    • Your name and date of birth
    • Any other names you use or have used
    • A personal check, money order, or cashier’s check for $8.00 made payable to “BCA”
    • A self-addressed stamped envelope for the response.
  • Send mail requests to:
    Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension CHA Unit
    1430 Maryland Ave. E
    St. Paul, MN 55106

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Volunteer Lawyers Network Program Coordinator Katherine Johnson at 612-752-6605.

Don’t miss this opportunity to clear your record and get a fresh start!