Florida Expungement Attorney
and the Holmes Law Firm
Seal and Expungement Services in All Florida Counties
The Holmes Law Firm is located in Florida and offers services to
seal or expunge Florida criminal records - statewide. Services are available nationwide.
You can get help from the beginning of the process or with only part of the
process - from a Florida expungement attorney. You can also "Do-It-Yourself" with a
Expungement Attorney to Help You
Professional, experienced, diligent, and caring
The attorney for the Firm, Merribeth Holmes, has been licensed to practice
law and a member of the Florida Bar for over 24 years.
She has represented clients in public and private sectors. Attorney Holmes
is in good standing with the Florida Bar.
For more than 7 years, Attorney Holmes represented the Florida Department
of Law Enforcement (FDLE) - the state agency that reviews applications to
seal or expunge Florida criminal history records.
Attorney Holmes has addressed numerous legal issues related to eligibility
to seal or expunge Florida records, review by FDLE of applications for
certificates of eligibility, and judicial review of petitions to seal or
Attorney Holmes is familiar with finer points of the law and processing
issues which may impact a decision by FDLE to issue or deny a certificate of
eligibility to seal or expunge and, therefore, the possibility of obtaining
a court order to seal or expunge a Florida record.
Attorney Holmes can help you avoid some of the obstacles that might arise
when you try to have your record sealed or expunged. She can work through the
maze of determining your eligibility under the statutory requirements, processing your application,
obtaining a certificate of eligibility from FDLE, preparing your petition for
a court order to seal or expunge, and confirming that your record has been
sealed or expunged in your Florida criminal history record maintained by FDLE.
Seal and Expungement Services With No Office Visit Required
An office visit is not necessary for seal and expungement services.
This reduces fees charged by the Firm. Consultations are generally handled by
phone or e-mail. However, if desired, an in-person consultation may be
scheduled with the Firm in its Tallahassee office.
You may choose from a variety of seal and expungement services
the Holmes Law Firm offers, based on your needs and situation.
The Firm charges a flat rate for each listed service, which includes fees and costs.
Getting Started With Help from the Holmes Law Firm
You can get started by reviewing your eligibility to seal or expunge your
Florida criminal history record with the "Fast 5"
- a checklist of five important eligibility factors.
You can also read more about eligibility factors
and the regular seal and expungement process;
find answers to frequently asked questions;
or read about how to seal or expunge your arrest record on your own (DIY).