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Looking Back & Moving Forward I love the end of the year because it gives me a moment to reflect on everything that happened. This...
“Take it in very small steps, surround yourself with people who believe in you, and don’t be afraid to talk about what happened.” Due to...
You may believe that if you were arrested, but never convicted of a crime, or if you were charged with a crime, but the case...
The United States is in the middle of one of its biggest labor shortages in history. There are more job openings today than there are...
“Don’t let your insecurities and doubt prevent you from making a life worth living.” Brock’s first encounter with the criminal justice system was at age...
September is National Recovery month, and all throughout the state, people are coming together to support, celebrate, and honor people in recovery. Recovering from substance...
September is National Recovery Month and all across the state, people are coming together to support, recognize, and celebrate people in recovery. During this month-long...
BCI processing times and government fees were both impacted by HB 392, a law that sunsetted on June 30, 2023. HB 392 went into effect...
Finding out you are ineligible for expungement can be discouraging, and the next steps are often difficult to navigate. But you are not alone! Many...
“Everyone has value, regardless of what they’ve done. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to change.”  As someone who found himself caught in the...
DUIs are incredibly common in Utah, and at Rasa, we’ve helped many clients expunge this type of offense. In 2022 alone, there were 10,413 DUI...
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Half of all kids in the United States have a parent with a record, and every day, our team talks to dozens of dads who...
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I’ve filed my BCI application but haven’t heard anything for months.  What’s going on? We are receiving a lot of questions from people about the status...
Summer is on its way, and you may be imagining yourself on a beach in Baja, going on your dream cruise, or planning a big...
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1 in 3 Americans have some sort of criminal record, and nearly half of the children in the U.S. have a parent with a criminal...
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In honor of National Second Chance Month, Rasa Legal and Clean Slate Utah co-hosted a community panel discussion on fair chance hiring at The Other...
Inc.’s annual Female Founders list highlights entrepreneurs with world-changing companies  Inc. Magazine announced its sixth annual Female Founders list, honoring a bold group of women...
“Never give up. The best is yet to come.” –Portia Like so many other people who find themselves caught up in the justice system, Portia...
Our team of Utah expungement experts has handled hundreds of cases. But we’re not only qualified to help you, we’re deeply passionate about what we...
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The 2023 Utah legislative session kicked off a few weeks ago, and lawmakers are already working on passing a wide range of bills during the...
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Today, Rasa is celebrating its one year birthday! On February 10, 2022, Rasa officially opened its doors to help Utahns expunge their criminal records and...
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More than 1 in 4 Utahns has some type of criminal record, and even old and minor records can hold people back long after they...
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What’s the difference between Clean Slate Utah and Rasa? It can be easy to get our organizations mixed up, but there are some important differences...
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So you’ve heard about Rasa, but maybe you still don’t quite understand exactly what we do.  You may also be wondering how Rasa is different...
“Regardless of your past, you have a spotless future.” –Anthony After Anthony’s father was killed by a drunk driver, his mother struggled to deal with...
“Because of my criminal record, I keep serving my sentence over and over again.” –Sheba Too often, the justice system impacts not just individuals, but...