How to seal your Criminal Record (CORI) in Massachusetts

Boston Criminal RecordsSealing your criminal record if done correctly is a good idea. Massachusetts CORI law was recently reformed in May of 2012 so as to make sealing your criminal record easier.  A CORI that is not sealed allows employers to view records of all court events, even if your case was dismissed or you were found not guilty. Under the new iCORI law that went into effect on May 4, 2012, on a going forward basis, most employers will only be able to access information related to pending arrests and charges that resulted in a conviction, limited to the past ten years for felonies and the past five years for misdemeanors. The new iCORI law will not affect any record created prior to the passage of the iCORI Act. Continue reading