Shae Irving

J.D. · UC Berkeley School of Law

Shae Irving has written and edited for Nolo since 1994, specializing in estate planning and family law issues. She has written or co-written books and software, including Prenuptial Agreements: How to Write a Fair and Lasting Contract, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California, Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To, and Nolo's Quicken WillMaker & Trust software.

Shae graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law and briefly practiced law at a large San Francisco firm before becoming a legal author.

Articles By Shae Irving

Expunging or Sealing Adult Criminal Records in Virginia
Virginia’s expungement laws are restrictive, but there are a few circumstances under which you can apply to have your criminal record sealed.
Is a pardon the same as expungement?
A pardon and an expungement are two different legal mechanisms with different legal results. Learn more about the advantages and limits of each.
Criminal Record Holding You Back? Learn How to Overcome These Obstacles
Employers and landlords are increasingly asking about applicants’ criminal histories. Screening often involves a background check, or at least a Google search. Assume that your record will become known, and prepare now to handle it.