How to Expunge a Criminal Record
For those who have an arrest or conviction on their record, getting an expungement may be just what's needed to get that sought-after job or apartment, since a criminal record can often be an impediment. Expungement is the process that seals information...
edit]. Juvenile criminal court records remain unless the individual petitions to
have them sealed. This may be done ...
You may be able to seal arrest or conviction records. Here's how.
Many adult criminal records may be sealed or expunged, which enables you to
say "No" in many situations when you're asked about your criminal history.
A page one article in the 11/11 Wall Street Journal, "More Job Seekers Scramble To Erase Their Criminal
Past," is a must-read if you ever have been arrested. Even if the charges subsequently were dropped, even if they were a youthful indiscretion, and even if you have ... More »
The Circuit Court (also the General District Court, under certain conditions) hears
criminal record expungement requests. Expungement Petition Process.
While the terms “expunging” and “sealing” are often used interchangeably, there
... The “sealing of criminal records” is defined as “the act or practice of officially ...
Below you will find state-specific information on criminal records and
expungement (where available online), from sources such as state judiciaries,
Most states allow adults and juveniles to “expunge,” “seal,” or otherwise hide or
destroy court records of convictions for some criminal offenses. When a criminal ...
How do I seal my criminal record? Criminal Record Sealing Act of 2006. The
District of Columbia City Council enacted the Criminal Record Sealing Act of