What Type Of Convictions Are Less Likely To Be Granted a Pardon?

While technically any crime in Connecticut can get pardoned, your chances of being pardoned varies based on the type of crime and your circumstances. Continue reading to learn more about the types of crimes that are harder to be granted a pardon for and circumstances that can increase your chances. Convictions That are Less Likely [...]

By |2019-06-17T19:38:51+00:00August 12th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on What Type Of Convictions Are Less Likely To Be Granted a Pardon?

A Guide to Reapplying for a Pardon

If your pardon application was denied in Connecticut, you can still reapply for a pardon. If this is something you would be interested in, continue reading for some tips on reapplying. When Can I Reapply? You have to wait at least one year before you can reapply for a pardon. In some cases, you may [...]

By |2019-06-17T18:12:57+00:00August 5th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on A Guide to Reapplying for a Pardon

Connecticut Pardon Statistics for 2016-2018

In past posts, we have reviewed pardon statistics in Connecticut. Here are the most recent pardon statistics from the Board of Pardons and Paroles. This information might be helpful as you decide if you would like to apply for a pardon. 2016 In 2016, a total of 1,555 pardon applications were received and 842 were [...]

By |2019-06-17T17:44:46+00:00July 29th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on Connecticut Pardon Statistics for 2016-2018

The Most Common Reasons a Pardon is Denied

If you are applying for a pardon, the hope is that it will be granted, and this will give you a fresh start in life. But unfortunately, there is a chance it could get denied. It is important to understand why pardons are denied in order to increase your chances of being granted a pardon. [...]

By |2019-06-14T20:30:16+00:00July 15th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on The Most Common Reasons a Pardon is Denied

Is Getting a Pardon Easier in Some States Than in Others?

Each state has its own pardon processes. In some states, applying for a pardon is easier than others. If you are interested in learning about which states grant the most pardons and the least pardons, continue reading. Least Difficult States to be Granted a Pardon In These states grant 30% of applicants or more pardons [...]

By |2019-06-14T18:31:56+00:00July 1st, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on Is Getting a Pardon Easier in Some States Than in Others?

Benefits of Having an Attorney Represent You for a Pardon

Applying for a pardon can be overwhelming to say the least. Applying for a pardon requires a background check, fingerprint card, application, reference letters, a pre-hearing, and a hearing. The application process alone can be very time consuming. Hiring an attorney is the best way to assure that your time and energy will be worth [...]

By |2019-04-08T15:45:28+00:00June 17th, 2019|Pardon Application, Pardon Lawyer|Comments Off on Benefits of Having an Attorney Represent You for a Pardon

Two Important Steps to Take Before Applying for a Pardon

Before getting started with a pardon application, there are a few things that you need to do. There is some paperwork that is required as part of the application process. Getting started on this paperwork as soon as possible will help your pardon application go smoothly. Keep in mind that the Board of Pardons requires [...]

By |2019-04-08T15:45:22+00:00June 10th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on Two Important Steps to Take Before Applying for a Pardon

What Does the Board of Pardons Consider When Reviewing a Pardon Application?

If you are considering applying for a pardon, you might not know too much about the process yet. You might wonder what your chances of being granted a pardon are. To understand the application process and your chances, you should understand what the Board of Pardons considers when making a decision on a pardon application. [...]

By |2019-04-08T15:43:02+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Board of Pardons, Pardon Application|Comments Off on What Does the Board of Pardons Consider When Reviewing a Pardon Application?

8 Things to Include in Your Connecticut Pardon Personal Statement

The Board of Pardons, when looking at applications, looks for those applicants who show that they have changed since getting convictions, and that they have a strong desire to get a pardon. Writing a personal statement for your pardon application is a great way to show the Board why you deserve a pardon, but it [...]

By |2019-04-05T19:51:01+00:00May 20th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on 8 Things to Include in Your Connecticut Pardon Personal Statement

Is Applying for a Pardon Right For Me?

Deciding to apply for a pardon can be difficult. You don’t want to go through the time and money of applying just to be rejected or find that you didn’t really need a pardon in the first place. If you are considering applying for a pardon, ask yourself the following questions to determine if it [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:08:35+00:00April 15th, 2019|Pardon Application|Comments Off on Is Applying for a Pardon Right For Me?