Expungement is a cleansing of your record.  You may request an expungement if you are charged with a crime and are found not guilty, a nolle prosequi is taken, or the charge is otherwise dismissed.  If the court grants the expungement, this charge will not appear when you run a record check.  Conversely, if the […]

Season’s Greetings from James E. Short, PLC

Over the next week friends and family will be getting together to celebrate the season. If you choose to drink while celebrating, please drink responsibly. I want everyone to ring in the New Year safely. If you are drinking, please have a designated driver. If you don’t have a designated driver then call a friend […]

Social Security Disability Hearing

If your application for reconsideration is denied, you have the right to an appeal before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who is employed by the Social Security Administration. The judge’s job is to review the facts of your case and make a decision on whether or not you should receive benefits. The fact that you […]