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No Expungement After Guilty Plea (access required)

A defendant who was charged with stalking but who pleaded guilty to the amended charge of using profane language over a telephone is not entitled to have the stalking charge expunged, says the Hanover County Circuit Court, as the guilty plea removed defendant from the group of “innocent citizens” the legislature intends as the beneficiaries ...