Common Connecticut Pardon Terminology

Searching for answers online about pardons can be daunting and overwhelming for those who have little to no legal knowledge or experience. If you are searching for answers and are getting discouraged because you do not understand the terminology, here is a list of terms that you can familiarize yourself with. Understanding these basic terms [...]

By |2019-04-12T16:57:38+00:00June 24th, 2019|Pardon|Comments Off on Common Connecticut Pardon Terminology

Connecticut Pardons vs. Pardons in Other States

The pardon process is different across the 50 states. Each state has its own type of administration, type of process, eligibility requirements, effect, and frequency of granting pardons. Knowing how the Connecticut process works is important because it is completely different than the way pardons work in other states. Who Grants Connecticut Pardons? First, the [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:39:30+00:00April 29th, 2019|Pardon|Comments Off on Connecticut Pardons vs. Pardons in Other States

How Your Life Can Change Once You Receive A Pardon

You can apply for jobs and colleges without having to say that you have been convicted and explaining why. You are more likely to find housing, get approved for a mortgage, and rent a house. You also do not have to fear being evicted by a landlord because of your record. You can travel out [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:58:49+00:00January 17th, 2019|Pardon|Comments Off on How Your Life Can Change Once You Receive A Pardon

What If I Want a Connecticut Pardon But I Live Out-of-State?

If you have a criminal record, you might be thinking about applying for a pardon. But, there can be a lot of obstacles to the pardon process that could be cause for hesitation on your part. One particular obstacle that you might not be sure how to overcome is living out-of-state. If you were convicted [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:58:41+00:00December 17th, 2018|Pardon, Pardon Application|Comments Off on What If I Want a Connecticut Pardon But I Live Out-of-State?

Everything You Need to Know About Connecticut Pardon References

It seems like every major life event requires you to submit references or letters of recommendation. Applying to college. Applying for a job. Applying to join a particular group or club. And yes, the Board of Pardons has jumped on the letter of recommendation bandwagon. It requires at least three references if you want pardon consideration. [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:08:04+00:00December 28th, 2016|Pardon|0 Comments

How Long Does the Connecticut Pardon Process Take?

Feeling pumped to apply for your pardon and begin the process of getting a fresh start? That’s great! This enthusiasm will be helpful as you navigate the paperwork and Board of Pardons hearing. However, it is important to understand that getting a pardon is not going to be a “quick fix”. The pardon process can take [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:20:26+00:00November 30th, 2016|Pardon|0 Comments