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Governors Pardon

by admin on February 21, 2012 in Criminal Defense

What is a Governors Pardon?

A governors pardon is an executive recognition that a person has become a productive citizen. The pardon is granted by the Oklahoma Governor after a recommendation by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.

The Parole Board is a constitutionally created Board charged with making clemency recommendations to the Governor for adult felons.

Expungements vs. Governors Pardon

Being granted a governors pardon does not clear a person’s record. Any person convicted of a non-violent felony that has received a governors pardon for the offense and has not since been convicted nor have pending suits may file a motion of expungement after 10 years.

Governors Pardon Legal Assistance

If you or your loved one has completed a sentence, including any parole or probation time, or have been released from the incarceration portion of their sentence for at least five (5) years, you may be eligible for a governors pardon.

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