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Criminal records can follow you the rest of your life, and while many will assert that’s how it should be, there are many instances where wiping someone’s slate clean is the fair thing to do — it’s not sneaky or wrong. In fact, expungement of criminal records has been approved and provided for by the Texas legislature and the Texas courts. It’s legal in Texas to clear or erase or seal your past criminal record in many situations and it’s not that hard to do.

Thing is: it costs money to do it, more often than not, because a lawyer is usually hired to handle the process of “expungement.” I’ve been hired by many clients to have their criminal records expunged or sealed, as have many of my fellow Texas criminal defense lawyers.

However, some people cannot afford to have an attorney take their case in order to get their criminal records expunged even if their future careers, scholarships, jobs, military service, and other important parts of their future would benefit from an expungement.

I want to change that for them and help people who could benefit from an expungement — as a Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer practicing in Dallas, I’ve seen many situations where people who have made a mistake or an indiscretion deserve that second chance. It’s a second chance that can mean all the different for someone – and their families.

The forms provided herein are meant to offer free assistance to indigent individuals.  Michael Lowe will not offer additional free assistance beyond what is offered on this website.

**For those individuals seeking an expunction or nondisclosure of their criminal records, Michael Lowe does not give free legal advice by phone.  You must schedule an appointment in the office and pay a small consultation fee.


1. What is Expungement? Learn All About Texas Expungement Law Here

To help these folk, we’ve provided lots of information here on the web site that explains what expungement is and how to go about getting a Texas criminal history expunged. To read up on Texas expungement law and how criminal records can get erased or sealed and freed from your future, check out:


2. How to Expunge Your Texas Criminal Record: Free Expungement Forms

In my years representing all sorts of people (young and old, male and female, etc.) who have been accused of committing a crime here in Texas, I have come to understand the complexities of criminal law — not just in the practice of law, but in all the ways that a single criminal case can impact a person and their loved ones. One criminal matter can change a person’s life forever — and permanently alter the lives of their parents, kids, spouses, family and friends.

If an expungement can help these people and if they meet the criteria for an expungement under Texas law, then I believe that the expungement eligibility tests we have created here should be made available to them.

Accordingly, I have placed the following documents here for your review as well as in my online Digital Library. I’ll be sharing their availability in social media as well (Twitter, Google+).

I believe that these checklists, summaries, and forms are very helpful and useful and I want to share this info to help people in need of a second chance, if possible.



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  • jorge torres

    My family and I can’t thank you enough for what you’ve done for. Your sense of urgency and your attitude made my family and I feel safe when we needed it. If any of my friends/family members are ever in trouble you can bet I will refer you to them! I can’t thank you enough for your work. You completely won my trust the first day i came into your office without hope and I saw you waiting for me with all the paperwork about my case, this is where i knew I was going to hire you. From the bottom of our families hearts, thank you. I thank god for putting you in our path and leading us back to our normal life. You’re amazing kindhearted lawyer and anyone that looks into hiring you definitely should.
    Sincerely, Jorge Torres.

  • Brandi Colton

    I really wish you were in Louisiana. Lord bless you sir.

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  • Kayle Knight

    Back in 1988 ,I was 17,I was living on the streets. My dad kicked me out of his house I rowlett ,tx. I had to quit highschool because I had no place to live. 1 night it was chilly and I walked into a 24 hour laundrymat to stay warm. I was with a group of 5 or 6 kids 15-17. I was 17. Someone called in and said we were in there. Police showed up ,the kids ran away I stayed there and was told I was being charged with burglary. I told officers I didn’t break in to anything . I was put into a room with 2 ppl lain clothed officers,they told me that I was being charged as an adult. I had no idea what was going on. I told them many times I didn’t do anything wrong. I walked into the place that door was open and was sitting next to a dyrer. Then I was also told if I said I did it it was no biggie and I could just get ticket for trespassing. I found myself in jail and waiting for court date. I told court appointed lawyer I didn’t do anything. I was told that I just needed to say yes to anything asked. I was a scared homeless 17 yr old kid.i came to live with Dad after 4 years of sexual abuse by stepfather. I got put in residential treatment in Austin. My life was so messed up. I was charged and they said they also charged me with burglary of a house in old neighborhood. I said no I don’t know anything about it. They said “you were pointed out” even remember them saying “that dog scared you” I said what dog! As all this is going on I’m also going thru something medical,I started losing use of left hand. I was pushed and bullied into saying I did 2 crimes that I truly know nothing about. I never thought it would still haunt me today. I was finally diagnosed with ALS told I was going to die at 21. So I was put on probation til that time.there was court cost and fines,but I couldn’t work ,had no income on streets. Lived in salvation army until moved to Connecticut at 19.my probation followed me here. After probation was up it was put back on because had not paid fines for 4 more years. I know I’m jumping all over but it’s been long time now. And I really wouldn’t care but I now am celebrating 30 years with ALS and I have a 7 year old daughter. I can’t have my past haunting me . I teach my kid not to lie,not to steal,and not to admit to anything that you didn’t do. I’m trying to see if this can be cleared up or has it been to long? As I’m slowly dying I want to live to be the best dad I can. My health is much worse and I don’t know what I have left.