12/12/2012: Cuyahoga County, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, to help low-level offenders get records sealed

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People who have been convicted of low-level felonies and misdemeanors can get help beginning today to get their records sealed.

More than a dozen attorneys from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, county Office of Reentry, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and volunteer counsel will hold a clinic at Shaker Heights Municipal Court to help participants with the paperwork they need to file to begin the process.

Click here to read the full story from today’s Plain Dealer.

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