How do I expunge a conviction in Washington, DC?

A great question was asked of a potential client today, and I thought I would share the answer: I have been convicted in Washington, DC of violating a Temporary Protection Order. I am currently appealing this. If I loose this on appeal, can after this process I have...

Can my employer fire me for being away on jury duty?

We answered a question about jury duty, and I thought it might be helpful for others: Must an employer pay the salary of employee who lives in DC, and is required to serve on a jury at DC Superior Court, even if they work in Maryland or Virginia? In regards to your...

Naturalization and Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude

I was recently given the following fact pattern, and asked about what, if any effect, it would have on naturalization. This is a good question, and it illustrates the limits of petty exception rule quite well: Dear Sean: I have a potential client who has a conviction...
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