Expungements in California refer to California Penal Code 1203.4 et seq. and can help clean up your record in many ways, including employment. An expungement in California is the withdrawal of a guilty plea and dismissal of the case for most purposes per California Penal Code 1203.4 et al. It is available on infractions, most misdemeanors and many felony convictions where there was no prison commit. The motion to expunge is filed, served on the D.A. and a Court hearing date can usually be set in 4-6 weeks in Vista Courts.