Category : Background Checks

  • New Bills Could Help Juvenile Offenders Put Criminal Past Behind Them

    Posted May 29th, 2014 By in Background Checks, Juvenile Cases With | Comments Off on New Bills Could Help Juvenile Offenders Put Criminal Past Behind Them

    Getting in trouble with the law when you are young could have harsh, unforeseen consequences for you in the future. Besides the legal problems that result from juvenile offenses, past criminal records could negatively influence job and college searches as well as create other adverse effects. The goal of some new bills is to protect …

  • Criminal Record Expungement

    Posted Mar 19th, 2014 By in Background Checks With | Comments Off on Criminal Record Expungement

    If a criminal record is negatively affecting you, there are some options to have a record cleared.  There are some variables that will affect an individual’s qualifications for expungement like type of offense and time since last offense.  In some cases, it is possible to have your criminal record expunged.  Below are some of the …

  • How Your Criminal Background Check Can Be Used

    Posted Feb 25th, 2014 By in Background Checks With | Comments Off on How Your Criminal Background Check Can Be Used

    A new San Francisco ordinance now limits the use of an individual’s criminal background check.  Not only does the law limit employer use, but housing provider use as well.  Applications for each will be barred from inquiring into an applicant’s history of convictions, including one’s that happened as a juvenile. The Fair Chance Ordinance requires …

  • Know Your Rights During the Employment Process

    Posted Feb 7th, 2014 By in Background Checks With | Comments Off on Know Your Rights During the Employment Process

    A new bill that took effect on January 1, 2014 limits what California employers may ask job applicants.  The bill is an amendment to the 432.7 of the Labor Code and expands privacy and protection rights for ex-offenders.  The main highlight of the amendment prohibits employers to request an applicant to disclose previous arrest or …

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