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Attorney Mathew Higbee was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article entitled, “Fight Grows to Stop Expunged Criminal Records Living On in Background Checks,” which illustrates the often overlooked problem of background check companies and websites that continue to report arrests and criminal convictions after a court has granted an expungement. It is unfortunately a  →

Attorney Mathew Higbee of Higbee & Associates gave a presentation at an event for veterans at The California Endowment Conference Center in Los Angeles on the 27th of January. The daylong event, entitled “The Fundamentals of Providing Legal Services to Veterans and Military Members,”  was sponsored by the Veterans Legal Institute and the University of Southern California (USC).  →, a division of the Law Firm of Higbee and Associates, recently defended an appeal of a granted California expungement. The question in the case was whether a conviction for an attempted violation of section 288(a) could be expunged under Penal Code section 1203.4. The trial court granted the expungement motion in 2012, and the  →