On Google Trends, Baltimore City and Maryland rank near the top in key word searches for criminal record expungement. However, the Google results for expungement in Maryland are dismal. The sources are either long, legalistic PDFs or mere bullet points that do connect the user to the services needed to determine the steps toward expungement. With this in mind, Advocates for Children and Youth developed ExpungeMaryland.org.
This online tool is based on an app developed by Smart Chicago earlier this year. We intend ExpungeMaryland.org to go farther and help more people. It will be a clearing house of expungement and transitional services for adults and youth that have a criminal record. [Read more…]