Maybe. Starting Jan. 1, 2021, many pardoned offenses are eligible to be restricted and sealed. Your conviction can’t be for a serious violent felony, or a sexual offense. You can’t have any convictions (other than a non-serious traffic offense) since … Continue reading
Date State Board of Pardons and Paroles 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.E. Balcony Level, East Tower Atlanta, GA 30334-4909 Dear State Board of Pardons and Paroles: I am writing in support of Ms. XXXX’s application for a pardon. … Continue reading
Date State Board of Pardons and Paroles 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.E. Balcony Level, East Tower Atlanta, GA 30334-4909 Dear State Board of Pardons and Paroles: My name is XXXX and I am requesting a pardon due to … Continue reading
A pardon in Georgia is “an order of official forgiveness granted to those individuals who have maintained a good reputation in their community following the completion of their sentence(s).” Pardons in Georgia are granted for felony convictions by the State … Continue reading
A pardon does not restore your right to own and carry a firearm, but you can apply to get a Restoration of Right to Receive, Possess or Transport in Commerce of a Firearm at the same time you apply for … Continue reading
A Restoration of Civil and Political Rights restores those civil rights that are lost in Georgia at the time of conviction. This includes the right to run for and hold public office, sit on a jury, and become a Notary … Continue reading
According to a recent study, 38% of the applications for pardons are approved.