The third edition of GJP’s “A Guide to Understanding and Correcting Criminal Records in Georgia” is now available for purchase with new and updated information. Click here to purchase your copy.
This guide is to help people who have a Georgia criminal history, as well as organizations providing services to help people with criminal histories, understand how to get a copy of a criminal history, how to correct mistakes, how to apply for record restriction (expungement), and how to apply for a pardon. The guide also includes sections on Georgia’s First Offender Act, what employers and other decision-makers can access on a criminal history report, and how private background companies access and report information. **Updates to the third edition include a new section on employer laws in Georgia and new laws that were passed in the 2015 Legislative Session.