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Will Youthful Offender status hurt my chances of getting a job in the future?

I got in a run in with the law a few years back and I got youthful offender status. Am I going to be able to get a job?

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    John J. Carney | The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
    401 East 34th Street
    New York, NY 10016
    (917) 696-2363
    It will not appear for most jobs unless it is for law enforcement, military, federal, state, city employee, or if they require you to disclose YO convictions on the application form.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 2/24/2013
    Richard Williams | Law Office of Richard Williams
    301 Government Street, Suite 104
    Mobile, AL 36602
    (251) 272-3765
    Hit and run (leaving the scene of an accident) If youthful offender status was given by the court the record should be sealed and open only to certain law enforcement persons and the courts. It is not available to the general public. If you were adjudged as a youthful offender you have not been convicted of a felony for a misdemeanor only adjudged to be a youthful offender. Job applications do not ask for this information normally.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama - Replied: 1/26/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    If you successfully completed the matter then your record is sealed and you do not have to report anything about it. It should not hurt you.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 1/26/2013
    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    Attitude and education are what gets jobs, NOT lack of criminal record. So, I have no idea if you can get a job.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 1/24/2013
    Maryam Jahedi | Maryam Jahedi Law Firm
    2 Rector Street
    New York, NY 10006
    (646) 455-7678
    With the Youthful offender finding by the court, the conviction is vacated and dismissed and so the criminal records become confidential. So, no your future employers cannot see the information about your youthful offender status.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 1/24/2013
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