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Clean Slate

You May Be Able to Expunge a Prior Conviction!


Thank you for seeking information regarding Clean Slate. The Michigan Works! Southwest wait list for the Clean Slate program is currently full; however, we encourage you to submit your information for future follow-up.


Do you have a prior criminal conviction?

Is your conviction preventing you from finding a job or starting a career?

The Clean Slate law makes it possible for more people to petition for an expungement. An expungement removes convictions from your public criminal record. As a result, you can legally state that you have never been convicted or arrested for that crime on job, school, and/or housing applications. This can help you find full-time employment and create financial stability for you and your family.

Michigan Works! Southwest can help you expunge a prior conviction at no cost to you!

For more information, fill out the form below and a staff member will contact you to begin the process.

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