Am I expected to disclose an expunged DUI in a private school application?
Question Details: The question for the university asks, "Have you been found guilty, or responsible for, any criminal or military offence, excluding traffic violations, either as a juvenile or an adult?". It's yes or no. If I answer yes, I have to explain it and I'm not sure how it will affect my admittance into the program. So can I answer no, if my DUI is expunged?
Yes, you may answer no if the DUI was expunged. When a charge or conviction is expunged, it's as if it never happened: the record of it is sealed and you do not need to disclose it. That's the entire purpose of expungement, after all: to give you a second chance and fresh start, without the criminal record.
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