If you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in the state of Texas, then you have an obligation to share this information with certain entities such as potential employers. Also, public entities such as police departments and courts have the ability to disclose this information to those who ask, such as employers. A non-disclosure order will prevent any public entity from sharing information concerning your arrest or charges. Furthermore, you will not be legally required to tell potential employers about this information.
How to Obtain a Non-Disclosure Order
In order to obtain this order, you will need to file a petition with The State of Texas Office of Court Administration, and you will need to meet these requirements: