The Pardon Process

Connecticut pardon applications

Applying for a connecticut pardon

At the Law Offices of Philip Russell, LLC our team of attorneys and paralegal staff have submitted countless pardon applications on behalf of our clients in the State of Connecticut.

In the State of Connecticut there are two forms of pardons available. The first type of pardon is a full pardon. A full pardon is an absolute erasure of your criminal record. An individual may be eligible for a full pardon if three (3) years have passed since his/her most recent misdemeanor conviction and five (5) years after the date of disposition of the most recent felony conviction. It is important to remember that you cannot apply for an erasure of just one offense or another. In order to apply for a pardon, you must apply for erasure of your entire criminal history.

The State of Connecticut also allows for a provisional pardon. A provisional pardon is for employment and licensing purposes only. Although an individual can apply for a provisional pardon at any time after the date of conviction, it is important to remember that a provisional pardon does not erase your criminal history.

During the application process, our team of attorneys and paralegal staff will work with you to compile the necessary documentation in order to succesfully submit your application for a full or provisional pardon. We will also appear with you before the Board of Pardons in the event that you are granted a pardon hearing.

If you are interested in learning more about the pardon process in the State of Connecticut, the below link may be helpful to you:

If you are in need of assistance with filing a pardon in the State of Connecticut, do not hesitate to contact our office. We can be reached at 1 (203) 661-4200.

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