Record Restriction

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Wipe Your Criminal Record Clean

Your reputation is paramount and at the Windecher Firm, we are here to help you preserve it.

David Lee Windecher has comprehensive knowledge in the area of Record Restriction (otherwise known as expungements) and frequently teaches other attorneys on record restriction through the State Bar of Georgia’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).

David instructs practicing attorneys on how to execute record restriction procedures to ensure their client’s cases are properly closed. David understands all available record restriction procedures from beginning to end, therefore he and his team are prepared to assist you wipe your record clean.

Record Restriction


Record restriction is the process of removing arrests, criminal charges, and in some limited exceptions, criminal convictions from one’s personal criminal history report.

Who Qualifies?

Individuals are eligible for record restriction when charges are dismissed or are not prosecuted, or the individual was convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses. Limited exceptions include cases that were placed on a court’s Dead Docket or cases that are eligible for Retroactive First Offender sentencing.

What is the Process?

As the law is written, Record Restriction can be a difficult mountain of paperwork and laws to work through, all of which is an area the Windecher Firm has perfected. Contact us today to help preserve your name, reputation and give you the fresh start you deserve.

O.C.G.A. § 35-3-37

Although the law on record restriction in Georgia has changed with the Record Restriction statute enacted in July of 2013, Georgia is still one of the most restrictive states in the country.


Our team is well-versed in understanding the types of dispositions (outcomes of a case) that are eligible for record restriction (otherwise known as expungements) under Georgia’s “second chance” laws. Our team will obtain all of the necessary documentation to file motions and petitions to help wipe your criminal record clean and give you the fresh start you deserve.

David Lee Windecher

Founding Partner - Windecher Firm

Ready to get the fresh start you deserve?