When is expungement allowed?
Capital felony; Felony 1; Forcible felony 2; any sexual offense against a minor Never
2nd and 3rd degree felonies 7 years
Alcohol related traffic offenses (Title 41) 10 years
Class A misdemeanors 5 years
All other misdemeanors & infractions 3 years
Arrests without filing of charges 30 days
Proceedings Commenced & Dismissed 30 days
Acquittals 30 days

Expungement is possible for the following records:

• Arrest
• Investigation
• Detention records which did not result in conviction
• Criminal convictions under prescribed restrictions

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1. Who can get an adult court record expunged?
2. When is expungement allowed?
3. How much does an expungement cost?
4. If I am granted an expungement, will my offenses remain on my driving record?
5. Is there a time requirement on a dismissal?
6. What must I bring when I apply for an expungement?
7. Where should I file my petition?
8. What happens if I fail to appear at the hearing on my petition?
9. If I complete my expungement petition at home, what are the requirements?
10. What happens if my petition for expungement is granted?