At this point, is it truthful to answer 'No' to the question "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" if the record was sealed? 5 Answers as of March 10, 2014

I have a misdemeanor theft conviction from 9 years ago (in Ohio), for which I received probation. After 6 years, I requested and was granted my records to be sealed.

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Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
You have been convicted, so the answer "NO" is a falsehood. A lie. An untruth. Not the truth, Understand?
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 3/10/2014
Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
If being sealed means that the conviction is no longer part of your record (i.e. expunged) then you can answer no.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 3/7/2014
Law Office of James E. Smith
Law Office of James E. Smith | James Smith
Yes. You are good to go.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 3/7/2014
Charles M. Schiff, Attorney at Law
Charles M. Schiff, Attorney at Law | Charles M. Schiff
Yes, you can truthfully answer "no".
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
Replied: 3/7/2014
Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly
Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly | Brendan M. Kelly
Yes, it would be truthful to answer No.
Answer Applies to: Nebraska
Replied: 3/7/2014
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