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Pittsburgh Pardons Project

Is an old criminal record holding you back?  You might be able to erase your record through a pardon from the Governor.  Free legal help is available if your record is eligible and your income is very low.

Call 412-402-6606 to apply.

Who is eligible for services?

  • Misdemeanor or felony conviction in Pennsylvania
  • Live in or have a criminal record in Allegheny County
  • Income is very low
  • At least 3 years have passed since you finished your sentence
  • No pending charges
  • No convictions for sex offenses or serious violence, ever
  • Fines, costs, and restitution completely or mostly paid off
  • Other eligibility requirements may apply