If my criminal record is expunged, do I ever have to admit that I have a criminal record?

Under Florida law, once someone has successfully sealed or expunged their record, they are permitted to deny an arrest, a plea, or any sort of outcome from the case ever occurred. Now whether that actually is something that will benefit the individual can be up for debate because there are certain circumstances where that line of, I guess, proposal can backfire, but it’s a very fact specific inquiry and it’s certainly something that you probably want to talk to an attorney about before sealing or expunging your record.

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