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National and State Guides

Alabama: Criminal Record Expungement FAQs (Adult)

https://www.alea.gov/online-services/criminal-record-expungement
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Alabama: Motion for Sealing/Destruction of Records (Juvenile)

http://eforms.alacourt.gov/Juvenile%20Forms/Motion%20for%20the%20Sealing,%20Destruction%20of%20Records.pdf
June 2013
State of Alabama, Unified Judicial System

Alabama: Petition for Expungement of Records (Adult)

http://eforms.alacourt.gov/Criminal%20Forms/Petition%20For%20Expungement%20of%20Records.pdf
August 2017
State of Alabama, Unified Judicial System

Alaska: Criminal History FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.dps.state.ak.us/statewide/background/faq.aspx
State of Alaska Department of Public Safety, Statewide Services

Arizona: Application and Instructions for Destruction of Records and Restoration of Civil Rights (Cochise County) (Juvenile)

https://www.cochise.az.gov/sites/default/files/juvenile_court_services/ApplicationDORSettingAside.pdf
April 2011
Superior Court of Arizona in Cochise County, Juvenile Court

Arizona: Application and Instructions for Destruction of Records and Restoration of Civil Rights (Maricopa County) (Juvenile)

https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/sscDocs/packets/jvdor.pdf
June 12, 2009
Superior Court in Arizona in Maricopa County, Juvenile Court

Arizona: Application and Instructions for Destruction of Records and Restoration of Civil Rights (Pima County) (Juvenile)

http://www.pcjcc.pima.gov/Documents/Forms/JuvenileApplicationPacket.pdf
April 2004
Superior Court of Arizona in Pima County, Juvenile Division

Arizona: Application and Instructions for Destruction of Records and Restoration of Civil Rights (Pinal County) (Juvenile)

http://www.coscpinalcountyaz.gov/assets/pinal-county-destruction-of-records-requests.pdf
June 2015
Superior Court of Arizona in Pinal County, Juvenile Court

Arizona: Application and Instructions for Destruction of Records and Restoration of Civil Rights (Yuma County) (Juvenile)

http://www.yumacountyaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=10340
January 9, 2009
Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center

Arizona: Application for Destruction of Juvenile Records, Setting Aside Adjudications, and Restoration of Civil Rights (Mohave County) (Juvenile)

http://www.mohavecourts.com/court%20forms/Clerks%20Office/Juvenile/JApplForDestructionOfRecords-sc.pdf
August 10, 2009
Superior Court of Arizona in Mohave County

Arizona: Application to Restore Civil Rights, Gun Rights, Set Aside Judgment of Guilt and Request for Reconsideration (Maricopa County) (Adult)

http://clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/eformsondemand/300.pdf
April 2014
Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County

Arizona: Criminal History Records (Adult)

https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/records/criminal
Arizona Department of Public Safety

Arizona: Setting Aside Criminal Convictions and Restoring Civil Rights (Coconino County) (Adult)

http://coconino.az.gov/869/Criminal-Records
Coconino County Arizona

Arkansas: Court Forms (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.acic.org/forms
Arkansas Crime Information Center

Arkansas: Petition to Seal for Felonies Flowchart (Adult)

http://www.arlegalservices.org/node/839/petition-seal-felonies-flow-chart
December 2016
Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Legal Aid of Arkansas

Arkansas: Seal Criminal Records – Misdemeanor Flowchart (Adult)

https://www.arlegalservices.org/files/FSExpungement-MisdemeanorFlowChart.pdf
October 2014
Arkansas Legal Services Partnership

Arkansas: Self-Help Forms Expungement Packet (Adult)

http://www.arlegalservices.org/node/310
Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Legal Aid of Arkansas

California: Can I Clear my Criminal Record? (Adult)

http://www.lacourt.org/division/criminal/CR0032.aspx
Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

California: Cleaning Your Record / Expungement (Adult)

https://www.sjcourts.org/self-help/cleaning-your-recordexpungement/
Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin

California: Cleaning Your Record Guide (Adult)

http://www.courts.ca.gov/1070.htm
Judicial Branch of California

California: Criminal Record Dismissal & Expungement (Napa County) (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.countyofnapa.org/1871/Dismissal-Expungement
Napa County Office of the Public Defender

California: Expungement (Dismissal) of Criminal Records FAQs and Forms (San Diego County) (Adult)

http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/public_defender/expungement_faq.html
San Diego Office of the Public Defender

California: Expungement FAQ (Los Angeles County) (Adult)

http://pd.co.la.ca.us/faqs_Expungement.html
Los Angeles County Office of the Public Defender

California: Expunging Criminal Records: Step-by-Step Packet (Solano County) (Adult)

https://www.solanocounty.com/documents/Depts/PD/SolanoCountyPDexpungmentpacket.pdf
Solano County Office of the Public Defender

California: Record Clearance (Santa Clara County) (Adult)

http://www.scscourt.org/self_help/criminal/clearing_crim_records.shtml
Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

California: Roadmap to Reentry: A California Legal Guide (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.rootandrebound.org/roadmap-to-reentry-guide
2018
Root & Rebound

California: Sealing Juvenile Records (Juvenile)

http://www.courts.ca.gov/28120.htm
2017
Judicial Branch of California

Clean Slate Kentucky

https://dpa.ky.gov/clientandcommunityresources/expungement/Pages/default.aspx
2017
Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy

Clearing Your Record Online

http://www.lsnjlaw.org/Pages/Expunge.aspx#.WoW3HBPwZ7M
Legal Services of New Jersey

Colorado: Disposition Update and Sealing of an Arrest Record (Adult)

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/disposition-update-and-sealing-arrest-record
Colorado Bureau of Investigation Department of Public Safety

Colorado: Expungement of Juvenile Records (Instructions and Forms) (Juvenile)

https://www.courts.state.co.us/Forms/Forms_List.cfm?Form_Type_ID=157
Colorado Judicial Branch

Colorado: Sealing of Arrest and Criminal Records (Adult)

https://www.courts.state.co.us/Forms/Forms_List.cfm?Form_Type_ID=34
Colorado Judicial Branch

Connecticut: Erase Your Connecticut Juvenile Record (Juvenile)

http://erasurecord.ctlegal.org/
Connecticut Legal Aid

Connecticut: Erasure of Record Petition/Order (Juvenile)

https://www.jud.ct.gov/webforms/forms/JM012.pdf
October 2015
Connecticut Superior Court, Juvenile Matters

Connecticut: Pardon Application Process and Instructions (Adult)

http://www.ct.gov/bopp/cwp/view.asp?a=4331&q=508204
Connecticut Board of Pardons & Paroles

Connecticut: Pardon FAQs (Adult)

http://www.ct.gov/bopp/cwp/view.asp?a=4331&q=508292
Connecticut Board of Pardons & Paroles

DC: Criminal Record Sealing and Expungement (Adult)

http://www.childrenslawcenter.org/sites/default/files/attachments/resources/9.%20Record%20Sealing%20and%20Expungement.pdf
Children's Law Center

DC: Criminal Record Sealing and Expungement Support (Adult)

http://www.pdsdc.org/need-legal-advice/record-sealing-and-expungement
The Public Defender Service

DC: Police Clearances (Arrest and Criminal History Section) (Adult)

https://mpdc.dc.gov/service/police-clearances-arrest-and-criminal-history-section
DC Metropolitan Police Department

Delaware: Civic Redemption: A Guidebook for Obtaining a Pardon or Expungement in Delaware

https://app.box.com/s/yw5yii6bayzgndgjs81t
2012
The Pardons Project

Delaware: Expungement / Pardon of Criminal Record (Adult)

http://courts.delaware.gov/help/expungements.aspx
Delaware Courts

Delaware: Expungement of an Adult Record in the Family Court

http://courts.delaware.gov/forms/download.aspx?id=46698
State of Delaware Family Court

Delaware: Expungement of Criminal Records Forms (Juvenile and Adult)

http://courts.delaware.gov/forms/list.aspx?sec=Forms&sub=Expungement%20of%20Criminal%20Records
Delaware Courts

Delaware: Pardon FAQs (Adult)

https://apex.delawareworks.com/faq.php
State of Delaware

Failed Policies, Forfeited Futures: A Nationwide Scorecard on Juvenile Records

https://juvenilerecords.jlc.org/juvenilerecords/documents/publications/scorecard.pdf
2016
Shah, Riya Saha, and Jean Strout
Juvenile Law Center

Florida Court Form: FDLE 40-021 Application for Certification of Eligibility (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.pdmiami.com/expunge_pkg.pdf
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Florida: Seal and Expunge Process (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Seal-and-Expunge-Process/Seal-and-Expunge-Home.aspx
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Florida: Sealing & Expunging Criminal History Records in Florida FAQs (Juvenile)

http://www.pdmiami.com/faqs_seal_and_expunge.pdf
March 2016
Law Offices of Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez

Florida: Sealing and Expunging Criminal and Juvenile Records (Juvenile)

http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/courts_criminal_sealing.asp
Harvey Ruvin Clerk of the Courts, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Florida: The Florida Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist: A Guide for Understanding the Consequences of Juvenile Court Involvement (Juvenile)

http://www.modelsforchange.net/publications/459
May 21, 2013
The Juvenile Justice Center
Models for Change

Future Interrupted: The Collateral Damage Caused by Proliferation of Juvenile Records

http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/publication_pdfs/Future%20Interrupted%20-%20final%20for%20web.pdf
February 2016
Shah, Riya Saha, and Jean Strout
Juvenile Law Center

Georgia: Criminal History Record Restrictions Information and Forms (Adult)

https://gbi.georgia.gov/georgia-criminal-history-record-restrictions
Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Georgia: Expungement of Criminal Records (Adult)

https://georgia.gov/blog/2015-12-17/expungement-criminal-records
December 17, 2015
Georgia.gov

Georgia: How to Understand Georgia’s First Offender Act and Get Records Sealed (Adult)

http://www.gjp.org/programs/criminal-records/how-tos/how-tos-first-offender/
Georgia Justice Project

Georgia: Record Restriction (Expungement) FAQs (Adult)

http://www.gjp.org/programs/criminal-records/faqs/faqs-expungements/
Georgia Justice Project

Georgia: Sealing Your Juvenile Court Record FAQs (Juvenile)

http://www.djj.state.ga.us/Policies/DJJPolicies/Chapter20/Attachments/DJJ20.40AttachmentC.pdf
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Hawaii: Application for Expungement of Arrest Records (Adult)

http://www.recordclearing.org/wp-content/forms/Hawaii-Expungement-Form.pdf

Hawaii: Expungement FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

http://ag.hawaii.gov/hcjdc/expungement-frequently-asked-questions/
Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center

Hawaii: Expungements (Adult)

http://ag.hawaii.gov/hcjdc/expungements/
Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center

Hawaii: Requests for Sealing Court Records (Adult)

http://www.courts.state.hi.us/requests-for-sealing-court-records
Hawaii State Judiciary

Idaho Form: Expungement Application (Adult)

https://isp.idaho.gov/BCI/documents/ExpungmentApplicationNew.pdf
Idaho State Police Bureau of Criminal Identification

Idaho: Getting Help With Your Expungement (Juvenile)

http://www.idaholegalaid.org/sites/idaholegalaid.org/files/Expungement%20brochure%20final.pdf
April 2017
Idaho Legal Aid

Illinois: Court Forms for Juvenile and Adult Record Clearance

http://illinoiscourts.gov/forms/approved/expungement/expungement.asp
Illinois Courts

Illinois: Criminal Expungement and Sealing (Adult)

https://www.illinois.gov/osad/Expungement/Pages/Expungement-and-Sealing-General-Information.aspx
Office of the State Appellate Defender

Illinois: Expungement, Sealing, Information and Forms (Cook County) (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/?section=SERVRESPage&SERVRESPage=7070
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Cook County

Illinois: Expungement/Sealing of Criminal Records (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.niu.edu/Legal/topics/expungement/index.shtml
Northern Illinois University Students' Legal Assistance

Illinois: Expunging or Sealing A Criminal Record (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/legal-information/expunging-or-sealing-criminal-record
Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois: Juvenile Record Expungement Information

https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/legal-information/clearing-juvenile-record
July 2018
Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois: Juvenile Record Expungement Instructions and Form

http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/forms/approved/expungement/Instructions_Juv_Exp.pdf
Feb. 2018
Illinois Courts

Illinois: The Illinois Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist (Juvenile)

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/legalclinic/cfjc/documents/IllinoisCollateralConsequencesChecklist.pdf
2015
Frazier, Carolyn E.
Children and Family Justice Center, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern Law

Indiana: Expungement Forms (Adult)

http://www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/2499.htm
Judicial Branch of Indiana

Indiana: How to Expunge Your Juvenile Records

http://www.in.gov/ipdc/public/2654.htm
Indiana Public Defender Council

Indiana: Limiting Who Can See Your Criminal Record (Adult)

http://www.indianalegalservices.org/node/762/limiting-who-can-see-your-criminal-record
Indiana Legal Services

Iowa: Application to Expunge Court Record (Adult)

https://www.iowacourts.gov/search?q=expunge
Iowa Judicial Branch

Iowa: Can I Expunge My Adult Criminal Conviction in Iowa? (Adult)

https://www.iowalegalaid.org/resource/can-i-expunge-my-adult-criminal-conviction-in-1?ref=5wf8O
Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa: Confidentiality of Juvenile Delinquency Records in Iowa (Juvenile)

http://www.jrsa.org/pubs/sac-digest/vol-24/ia-CJJP_Confidentiality%20of%20Juvenile%20Delinquency%20Records%20in%20Iowa.pdf
2016
Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning
Iowa Department of Human Rights

Iowa: Criminal History FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.dps.state.ia.us/DCI/supportoperations/crimhistory/faq.shtml
Iowa Department of Public Safety

Kansas: Adult Expungement Forms

http://www.kansasjudicialcouncil.org/legal-forms/expungement-adult
Kansas Judicial Council

Kansas: Expungement of Criminal History Records (Adult)

http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/info/docs/pdf/Fact%20Sheet%20-%20Expungement.pdf
2011
Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Kansas: Facts About Expungement in Kansas (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.kansaslegalservices.org/node/1915/clean-slate-facts-about-expungement-kansas
Kansas Legal Services

Kansas: Forms Related to Juvenile Expungement

http://www.kansasjudicialcouncil.org/legal-forms/juvenile-offender/miscellaneous-forms-390-410
Kansas Judicial Council

Kansas: Juvenile Adjudication Expungement Form

https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/media/25852/jv-expungement-forms.pdf
Office of the District Attorney - 18th Judicial District of Kansas

Kentucky: Criminal Record Expungement FAQs (Adult)

http://kyjustice.org/expungement_faq
Legal Aid Network of Kentucky

Kentucky: Expungement Certification Process (Adult)

http://courts.ky.gov/Expungement/Pages/process.aspx
Kentucky Court of Justice

Kentucky: Expungement FAQs (Adult)

http://courts.ky.gov/Expungement/Pages/faqs.aspx
Kentucky Court of Justice

Kentucky: Guide to Expungement in Kentucky (Adult)

http://dpa.ky.gov/Public_Defender_Resources/Documents/Lawyers%27%20Guide%20to%20Expungement%20in%20KY.pdf
July 2016
Julie Kaelin and Molly Rose Green
Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy

Kentucky: Interactive Form – Criminal Record Expungement (Adult)

http://kyjustice.org/expungement
Legal Aid Network of Kentucky

Kentucky: Petition to Vacate and Expunge Juvenile Record

https://courts.ky.gov/resources/legalforms/LegalForms/JV30.pdf
Commonwealth of Kentucky - Court of Justice

Louisiana Court Form: Motion for Expungement (Adult)

http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/PDF/Form%202016%20EXP%205(L)%20Motion%20for%20Expungement.pdf
Louisiana Clerks of Court Association

Louisiana Court Forms: Expungement Forms Index (Adult)

http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Expungement%20Forms%20Index.htm
Louisiana Clerks of Court Association

Louisiana Interactive Form: Juvenile Expungement (Juvenile)

http://expunge-la.herokuapp.com/
Louisiana Center for Children's Rights

Louisiana: Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information Forms (Adult)

http://www.lsp.org/technical.html
Louisiana State Police

Louisiana: JAC Expungement Program (Adult)

https://www.jaclouisiana.org/expungements
Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana

Louisiana: Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Expungement Information and Forms

https://www.nola.gov/juvenile-court/forms/forms-files/expungement-form/
Aug. 2017
Orleans Parish

Maine: Criminal Record Challenge Process (Adult)

http://www.maine.gov/dps/Sbi/challenge.html
Maine State Bureau of Identification

Maine: Executive Clemency – Pardons and Commutations (Adult)

http://www.maine.gov/corrections/adult/pardon/
Maine Department of Corrections

Maine: Motion to Seal Criminal History (Adult)

http://www.courts.maine.gov/fees_forms/forms/pdf_forms/cr/CR-218,%20Mot%20Seal%20Crim%20History,%20Rev.%2010.08.15.pdf
October 2015
Maine Judicial Branch

Maryland Court Form: Petition for Expungement of Juvenile Records (Juvenile)

http://www.courts.state.md.us/courtforms/circuit/juv11601.pdf
2015
Maryland Judiciary
Maryland Judiciary

Maryland: Expunge Maryland Interactive Forms (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.expungemaryland.org/
The Warnock Foundation

Maryland: Expungement and Changing Your Criminal Record (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.peoples-law.org/expungement-and-changing-your-criminal-record
The People's Law Library of Maryland

Maryland: Expungement: Information About Removing Criminal Records from Public Access in Maryland (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.mdcourts.gov/courtforms/joint/ccdccr072br.pdf
October 2017
Maryland Judiciary

Maryland: How Can I Expunge My Criminal Record? (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.courts.state.md.us/accesstojustice/pdfs/04redexpungementbrochure2015.pdf
October 2017
Maryland Judiciary

Maryland: Juvenile Sealing Pamphlet (Juvenile)

http://njdc.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Sealing-Pamphlet-Final-2017-2.pdf
2015
National Juvenile Defender Center
National Juvenile Defender Center

Massachusetts: Checklist – Consequences of Juvenile Adjudications in Massachusetts (Juvenile)

https://www.publiccounsel.net/ya/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2014/08/Collateral-Consequences-Checklist-2015.pdf
September 2015
Committee for Public Counsel Services Youth Advocacy Division

Massachusetts: CORI Booklets (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.masslegalhelp.org/cori/booklets
Greater Boston Legal Services

Massachusetts: How to Seal Your Criminal Record (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp/criminal-law/seal-record.html
Massachusetts Judicial Branch

Massachusetts: Know Your CORI Rights (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.masslegalservices.org/content/know-your-cori-rights-sealing-and-expunging-criminal-record-information
Oct. 2018
Quirion, Pauline
Greater Boston Legal Services

Massachusetts: Law about Criminal Records (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/law-lib/laws-by-subj/about/cori.html
Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

Michigan Court Form: Application to Set Aside Adjudication(s) (Juvenile)

http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Forms/courtforms/jc66.pdf
September 2016
Michigan Judiciary

Michigan Court Form: Application to Set Aside Conviction (Adult)

http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Forms/courtforms/mc227.pdf
May 2016
Michigan Judiciary

Michigan: Do-It-Yourself Expungement (Adult)

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/self-help-tools/crime-traffic-and-id/do-it-yourself-expungement-adult-conviction
Michigan Legal Help

Michigan: I Have a Juvenile Adjudication That I Would Like to Set Aside (Expunge)

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/self-help-tools/crime-traffic-and-id/i-have-juvenile-adjudication-i-would-set-aside-expunge
Michigan Legal Help

Michigan: I Have an Adult Criminal Conviction That I Would Like to Set Aside (Expunge)

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/self-help-tools/crime-traffic-and-id/i-have-adult-criminal-conviction-i-would-set-aside-expunge
Michigan Legal Help

Michigan: Setting Aside an Adult Conviction in Michigan (Adult)

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/self-help-tools/crime-traffic-and-id/setting-aside-adult-conviction-michigan
Michigan Legal Help

Minnesota: Criminal Expungement – Information and Forms (Adult)

http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Criminal-Expungement.aspx
Minnesota Judicial Branch

Minnesota: Criminal Expungement in Minnesota: A Step-by-Step Guide for Pro Se Petitioners (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/scao_library/SelfHelpCenters/documents/VLN-Step-by-Step-CE-Guide-Combined_2.pdf
Volunteer Lawyers Network

Minnesota: Expungement of Criminal Records (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hrd/pubs/expgrecs.pdf
January 2016
Jeffrey Diebel
Minnesota House of Representatives

Minnesota: Expungement of Your Juvenile Delinquency Record – Information and Forms (Juvenile)

http://www.mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/fourth_district/documents/forms/Juvenile_Expungement_Forms_Packet_Dist4.pdf
April 2016
Minnesota Judicial Branch
Minnesota Judicial Branch

Minnesota: Forms Packet – Expungement (Sealing) of a Criminal Record (Adult)

http://www.mncourts.gov/GetForms.aspx?c=14&p=45
Minnesota Judicial Branch

Minnesota: Juvenile Records in Minnesota – Report (Juvenile)

https://dps.mn.gov/entity/jjac/Documents/Juvenile%20Records%20in%20Minnesota.pdf
Council on Crime and Justice

Missouri Court Form: Petition for Expungement of Arrest Records (Adult)

https://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=647
Missouri Courts

Missouri Court Form: Petition for Expungement of Arrest/Plea/Trial/Conviction(s) (Adult)

https://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=56341
Missouri Courts

Montana: Conviction Expungement Process (Adult)

https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/conviction-expungement-process/
Division of Criminal Investigation
Montana Department of Justice

Montana: Criminal Records Information (Adult)

https://montana.staterecords.org/criminal.php
Montana State Records

Montana: Non-conviction Removal and Sealing (Adult)

https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/criminal-record-expungement-and-sealing/
Montana Department of Justice

Nebraska: Application for Full Pardon (Adult)

http://www.pardons.nebraska.gov/content/new-application.pdf
Nebraska Board of Pardons

Nebraska: Criminal Conviction Set-Aside Self-Help Forms (Adult)

http://www.legalaidofnebraska.org/get-help/help-yourself-access-to-justice/criminal-conviction-set-aside-self-help-forms/
Legal Aid of Nebraska

Nebraska: Filing a Motion to Seal Juvenile Criminal Record — Information and Forms (Juvenile)

https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/self-help/court-records/filing-motion-seal-juvenile-criminal-record
State of Nebraska Judicial Branch

Nebraska: Pardon FAQs (Adult)

http://www.pardons.nebraska.gov/faq.html
Nebraska Board of Pardons

Nevada: Criminal History Request Form (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.lacsn.org/images/stories/Criminal_History_Request_Form.pdf
April 15, 2014
Nevada Department of Public Safety

Nevada: Criminal Record Sealing Information and Forms (Adult)

http://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/record-sealing
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

New Hampshire: Criminal History Record Information Requests (Adult)

https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/jib/crimrecords/index.html
New Hampshire State Police

New Hampshire: Petition to Annul Record (Adult)

http://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2317-ds.pdf
January 2019
New Hampshire Judicial Branch

New Hampshire: What is Annulment? FAQs (Adult)

http://www.nhlegalaid.org/self-help-guides/criminal-annulment/what-annulment-faqs
New Hampshire Legal Aid

New Jersey: Clearing Your Record: a Six-Step Guide to Expunging Criminal Records in New Jersey (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.lsnjlaw.org/publications/pages/manuals/cyr.pdf
2017
Legal Services of New Jersey

New Jersey: Criminal History Records Information (Adult)

http://www.njsp.org/criminal-history-records/
New Jersey State Police

New Mexico: Expungement FAQs (Adult)

https://lawlibrary.nmcourts.gov/frequently-asked-questions.aspx?59367d577b0e4a9d834d8e97f51e290ablogPostId=a5681e97147a4aed923f5f13297f28a0
New Mexico Courts

New Mexico: Expungements – Information and Form (Adult)

https://www.dps.nm.gov/index.php/public-information/expungements
New Mexico Department of Public Safety

New York: Application to Seal a Criminal Conviction After 10 Years (CPL 160.59)

https://www.nycourts.gov/FORMS/cpl_160.59_sealing_application/index.shtml
New York State Unified Court System

New York: Criminal Justice FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

https://lac.org/faqs/
Legal Action Center

New York: How to Get, Correct, and Seal Criminal Records (Juvenile and Adult)

https://lac.org/resources/criminal-justice-resources/rap-sheet-resources-get-correct-seal-criminal-records/
Legal Action Center

New York: How to Request Your New York State Criminal History (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/ojis/recordreview.htm
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

New York: Sealing Criminal Records

http://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/article/criminal-law/how-to-seal-criminal-records/
New York City Bar Legal Referral Service

New York: Sealing Old New York Convictions

https://lac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Seal-Criminal-Convictions-Brochure.pdf
2018
The Legal Action Center

North Carolina: Affidavit of Good Character (Juvenile)

http://www.nccourts.org/Forms/Documents/549.pdf
2017
State of North Carolina

North Carolina: Expunction Forms (Adult and Juvenile)

https://www.nccourts.gov/documents/forms?contains=expunction&field_form_type_target_id=All&field_language_target_id=All
2017
State of North Carolina
State of North Carolina

North Carolina: Petition / Order / Notice Expunction of Juvenile Records Upon Dismissal (Juvenile)

http://www.nccourts.org/Forms/Documents/553.pdf
2017
State of North Carolina
State of North Carolina

North Carolina: Petition and Motion in the Cause for Expunction of Juvenile Record (Juvenile)

http://www.nccourts.org/Forms/Documents/548.pdf
2017
State of North Carolina
State of North Carolina

North Carolina: Relief from A Criminal Conviction

https://www.sog.unc.edu/resources/microsites/relief-criminal-conviction#!/
2017
Rubin, John
University of North Carolina School of Government

North Dakota: Early Destruction of Juvenile Records

https://www.ndcourts.gov/legal-self-help/early-destruction-juvenile-records
North Dakota Supreme Court

North Dakota: Expunging a Criminal Record (Adult)

https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/criminal-history-records/expunging-criminal-record
North Dakota Attorney General

Ohio Court Forms: Records/Expungement/Sealing Forms (Summit County) (Juvenile)

https://juvenilecourt.summitoh.net/index.php/information/forms
Summit County Juvenile Court

Ohio Court Forms: Sealing / Expungement Forms (Ottawa County) (Juvenile)

http://www.ottawacountyjuvenilecourt.com/form.htm
Ottawa County Juvenile Court

Ohio Court Forms: Sealing & Expungement of Records (Greene County) (Juvenile)

https://www.co.greene.oh.us/438/Forms
Greene County, Ohio

Ohio Court Forms: Sealing & Expunging – Forms/Information (Holmes County) (Juvenile)

http://co.holmes.oh.us/26-juvenile-court/198-juvenile-court-sealing-expunging
Holmes County, State of Ohio

Ohio: Application for Sealing and Expungement of Juvenile Records (Belmont County) (Juvenile)

http://belmontcountyjuvenilecourt.com/forms
The Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division

Ohio: Application Information for Sealing and Expungement of Juvenile Record (Warren County) (Juvenile)

http://www.co.warren.oh.us/Probate_juvenile/juvenile/forms/APPLICATIONTOSEALEXPUNGERECORD.pdf
The Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division - Warren County, Ohio

Ohio: Application to Seal Record (Lucas County) (Juvenile)

https://www.co.lucas.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/60292
The Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division - Lucas County, Ohio

Ohio: Instructions and Procedure for Sealing Juvenile Records (Medina County) (Juvenile)

http://www.medinaprobate.org/juvenile.html
Medina County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division

Ohio: Juvenile Record Sealing and Expungement (Juvenile)

http://law.capital.edu/uploadedFiles/Law_School/NCALP/Fact%20Sheet%20(ML)(1).pdf
Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School

Ohio: Research FAQs – Expungement (Juvenile and Adult)

http://clevelandlawlibrary.org/public/misc/faqs/expungement.html
The Cleveland Law Library

Ohio: Sealing / Expunging Information (Sandusky County) (Juvenile)

http://www.sandusky-county.org/juvenile/sealing/default.asp
Sandusky County Juvenile & Probate Courts

Ohio: Sealing & Expunging of Juvenile Records Information Packet (Fairfield County) (Juvenile)

http://www.fairfieldcountyprobate.com/Forms/JC_FORM%202_SEAL-EXPUNGEMENT_Infor-Packet-to-Seal-Cover-Sheet-05-28-15.pdf
2015
The Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division - Fairfield County, Ohio

Ohio: Sealing Adult Criminal Records Introduction (Adult)

http://www.ohiojpc.org/criminal-record-sealing-in-ohio/
Ohio Justice & Policy Center

Ohio: Sealing and Expungement of Juvenile Records (Lorain County) (Juvenile)

https://www.loraincounty.com/domesticrelations/forms/SEALING%20AND%20EXPUNGEMENT%20APP%20EXAMPLE.pdf
The Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division - Lorain County, Ohio

Ohio: Sealing and Expunging Your Juvenile Record on Your Own (Hamilton County) (Juvenile)

http://www.hamiltoncountypd.org/index.php?page=sealing-juvenile-record
2017
Hamilton County Public Defender

Ohio: Sealing Criminal Records (Cuyahoga County) (Adult and Juvenile)

http://prosecutor.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/expungement-and-sealing-of-records.aspx
Office of the Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County

Ohio: Understanding and Sealing Criminal Records in Ohio (Juvenile and Adult)

http://bit.ly/OJPC-CrimRecManual
2014
Ohio Justice & Policy Center

Oklahoma: Criminal History Records Request

https://osbi.ok.gov/services/criminal-history
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

Oklahoma: Criminal Record Expungements Information (Adult)

https://osbi.ok.gov/criminal-history/expungement
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

Oklahoma: Expungement of Criminal Records (Juvenile and Adult)

https://oklaw.org/issues/expungments/expungement-of-criminal-records
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Oklahoma: Update Criminal History

https://osbi.ok.gov/criminal-history/update-criminal-history
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

Oregon: Clearing Your Record (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.osbar.org/public/legalinfo/1081_ClearingRecord.htm
March 2016
Greg Scholl
Oregon State Bar Association

Oregon: Expunction & Records Destruction (Deschutes County) (Juvenile)

https://www.deschutes.org/justice/page/expunction-records-destruction
2017
Deschutes County, Oregon

Oregon: Expunction Information (Polk County) (Juvenile)

http://www.co.polk.or.us/juvenile/expunction
Polk County, Oregon

Oregon: Expunction Information & Forms (Marion County) (Juvenile)

http://www.co.marion.or.us/JUV/Pages/expunction.aspx
2015
Marion County Juvenile Department

Oregon: Expunging Juvenile Files (Multnomah County) (Juvenile)

https://multco.us/dcj-juvenile/common-laws/expunging-juvenile-files
2016
Multnomah County

Oregon: How Do I Get My Record Expunged? (Yamhill County) (Juvenile)

https://www.co.yamhill.or.us/content/how-do-i-get-my-record-expunged-removed-or-destroyed
Yamhill County, Oregon

Oregon: Juvenile Expungement (Jackson County) (Juvenile)

http://jacksoncountyor.org/community-justice/Juvenile-Services/Expungement
Jackson County Community Justice

Oregon: Juvenile Records Expunction Form (Clatsop County) (Juvenile)

https://www.co.clatsop.or.us/juvenile/page/juvenile-records-expunction-form
Clatsop County, Oregon

Oregon: Record Expungement (Columbia County) (Juvenile)

http://www.co.columbia.or.us/departments/community-justice-department/juvenile-department-main/record-expungement
Columbia County Courthouse

Pennsylvania: Common Pleas Courts Docket Sheets

https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx
Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Expungement Forms (Adult)

http://www.pacourts.us/forms/for-the-public
Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Expungement Information, Self-Help Forms, and Clinics (Adult)

https://clsphila.org/get-help/expungements
Community Legal Services - Philadelphia

Pennsylvania: Juvenile Expungement Application (Westmoreland County) (Juvenile)

http://www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/DocumentCenter/View/213
County of Westmoreland, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Juvenile Expungement Petition (Philadelphia County) (Juvenile)

https://www.courts.phila.gov/pdf/forms/juvenile-court-division/Juvenile-Expungement-Petition.pdf
Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Family Court – Juvenile Division

Pennsylvania: Juvenile Expungement Self-Help Information & Forms (Tioga County) (Juvenile)

http://www.tiogacountypa.us/Court_of_Common_Pleas/Court_Administration/Documents/PetitionJuvenileExpungement.pdf
Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Juvenile Records in Pennsylvania: Know Your Rights! (Juvenile)

https://clsphila.org/learn-about-issues/juvenile-records-pennsylvania-know-your-rights
2014
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania: Limited Access Forms (Adult)

http://www.pacourts.us/forms/for-the-public
Nov 2016
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Courts

Pennsylvania: My Clean Slate PA – Information and Intake Form (Adult)

https://clsphila.org/mycleanslatepa
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania: New Pennsylvania Law Allows Old and Minor Convictions to be Sealed (Adult)

https://clsphila.org/learn-about-issues/new-pennsylvania-law-allows-old-and-minor-convictions-be-sealed
February 18, 2016
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania: Request a Criminal History Record

http://www.psp.pa.gov/Pages/Request-a-Criminal-History-Record.aspx
Pennsylvania State Police

Pennsylvania: What is an Expungement? (Juvenile)

https://www.alleghenycourts.us/downloads/family/juvenile%20section/Brochures/Expungement.pdf
Juvenile Section Common Pleas Court Family Division

Rhode Island: Expungement and Sealing of Criminal Records Resource Guide (Adult)

http://www.ripd.org/expungement-sealingcriminalrecords.html
Rhode Island Public Defender

Rhode Island: Expungement Information (Adult)

https://www.courts.ri.gov/JudicialRecordsCenter/PDFs/JRCExpungement.pdf
June 2013
Rhode Island Judiciary

Rhode Island: Motion to Expunge (Adult)

https://www.courts.ri.gov/Courts/districtcourt/Pages/Criminal/Motion%20to%20Expunge.aspx
Rhode Island Judiciary

South Carolina Expungement Reference Guide

https://www.scjustice.org/brochure/sc-expungement-reference-guide/
South Carolina Appleseed Foundation

South Carolina: Expungement Application Process for General Sessions & Forms (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.sccourts.org/expungementInfo/expAppProcessGS.cfm
South Carolina Judicial Department

South Carolina: Expungement of Records: A Second Chance for First-Time Offenders (Juvenile)

https://www.state.sc.us/djj/pdfs/Expungement%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf
2015
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

South Carolina: Expungements in Magistrate and Municipal Courts (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.sccourts.org/expungementInfo/expProcessMagMunCourt.cfm
South Carolina Judicial Department

South Carolina: Juvenile Record Expungement Information (Juvenile)

http://www.scfathersandfamilies.com/public/files/docs/Juvenile%20Expungement.pdf
2015
South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families

South Dakota: Motion for Expungement – Instruction Sheet (Adult)

http://ujs.sd.gov/uploads/forms/Expungements_Instruction.pdf
South Dakota Unified Judicial System

Teas: Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records (Adult)

https://texaslawhelp.org/sites/default/files/expunction_petition_dismissed_or_quashed_rev170829.pdf
TexasLawHelp.org

Tennessee: Diversions, Expungements, & Dispositions (Adult)

https://www.tn.gov/tbi/divisions/cjis-division/diversions-expungements.html
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Tennessee: Expungement Information & Forms (Adult)

https://www.knoxcounty.org/criminalcourt/services/expungement.php
Criminal, General Sessions and Fourth Circuit Court Clerk, Knox County

Tennessee: Guide to Expungements in Tennessee (Adult)

https://www.tncourts.gov/expungements
Tennessee State Courts

Tennessee: Order for the Expungement of Criminal Offender Record (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.knoxcounty.org/dag/resources/pdfs/order_for_the_expungement_of_crimimal_offender_record.pdf
Tennessee State Courts

Texas: Criminal Records Service Information (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.dps.texas.gov/administration/crime_records/pages/juvenilecriminalhistoryrecords.htm
Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas: Expunctions and Nondisclosures in Texas (Adult)

https://texaslawhelp.org/article/expunctions-and-nondisclosures-texas
TexasLawHelp.org

Texas: FAQs – Clearing an Arrest from your Record (Expunction)

https://texaslawhelp.org/article/faqs-%E2%80%93-clearing-arrest-from-your-record-expunction
TexasLawHelp.org

Texas: Instructions & Forms for Completing a Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records (Adult)

https://texaslawhelp.org/checklist/instructions-forms-completing-petition-expunction-criminal-records
TexasLawHelp.org

Utah: Expungement Forms and Applications (Adult)

https://bci.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2017/04/exp-app-4-11-2017.pdf
Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification, Department of Public Safety

Utah: Expungements FAQs (Adult)

https://bci.utah.gov/expungements/expungements-faq/
Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification, Department of Public Safety

Utah: Expungements Information (Adult)

https://bci.utah.gov/expungements/
Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification, Department of Public Safety

Utah: Expunging Adult Criminal Records

https://www.utcourts.gov/howto/expunge/
Utah Courts

Utah: Expunging Juvenile Records

https://www.utcourts.gov/howto/expunge/juvenile.html
Utah Courts

Vermont Court Form: Petition to Expunge or Seal Criminal History (Adult)

https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/sites/default/files/documents/Form%20130.pdf
Vermont Judiciary

Vermont: Expungement – Sealing – Pardon Information (Adult)

http://vcic.vermont.gov/ch-information/repository/expungement-sealing-pardon
Vermont Crime Information Center, Department of Public Safety

Virginia: Central Criminal Records Exchange Information (Adult)

http://www.vsp.state.va.us/CJIS_CCRE.shtm
Virginia State Police

Virginia: Expungements in Virginia FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.valegalaid.org/resource/expungements-in-virginia
January 2015
Virginia Legal Aid Society

Virginia: Motion and Order for Expungement and Destruction of Juvenile Records

http://www.courts.state.va.us/forms/district/dc587.pdf
November 2007
Virginia Judiciary

Virginia: Petition for Expungement Filed in a Circuit Court – Absolute Pardon (Adult)

http://www.courts.state.va.us/forms/circuit/cc1472.pdf
November 2015
Virginia Judiciary

Virginia: Petition for Expungement Filed in a Circuit Court – Acquittal/Dismissal (Adult)

http://www.courts.state.va.us/forms/circuit/cc1473inst.pdf
November 2015
Virginia Judiciary

Washington: A Guide to Sealing and Destroying Court Records, Vacating Convictions, and Deleting Criminal History Records in Washington State (Juvenile and Adult)

https://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/index.cfm?fa=newsinfo.displayContent&theFile=content/guideToCrimHistoryRecords
June 2018
Washington Courts

Washington: Record Sealing Information (Juvenile)

https://teamchild.org/record-sealing/
TeamChild

West Virginia: Criminal Records and Expungement FAQs (Adult)

http://www.wvsp.gov/Criminal%20Records/Pages/default.aspx
West Virginia State Police

West Virginia: Expungement of Criminal Record and Criminal Offense Reduction (Adult)

http://www.courtswv.gov/lower-courts/expungement/index-expungement.html
West Virginia Judiciary

Wiping the Slate Clean: New York’s Law on Sealing Criminal Records

http://www.nycbar.org/CLE/pdf/01_2018/Wiping%20the%20Slate%20Clean_Coursebook%20final.pdf
January 2018
Wesley Caines, Emma Goodman, and Marta Nelson
City Bar Center for Continuing Legal Education

Wisconsin: Background Check and Criminal History Information (Adult)

https://www.doj.state.wi.us/dles/cib/background-check-criminal-history-information
Wisconsin Department of Justice

Wisconsin: Expunging Court Records FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.co.marathon.wi.us/Departments/ClerkofCourts/CriminalInformation/ExpungingCourtRecords.aspx
Marathon County Clerk of Courts

Wisconsin: Petition to Expunge Court Record of Adjudication/Recommendation of District Attorney (Juvenile)

https://www.wicourts.gov/forms1/circuit/ccform.jsp?FormNumber=JD-1780
May 2013
Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin: Petition to Expunge Criminal Court Record of Conviction – Non-Probation/Non-Incarceration (Adult)

https://www.wicourts.gov/forms1/circuit/ccform.jsp?FormNumber=CR-266
November 2015
Wisconsin Court System

Wyoming: Criminal History Checks FAQs (Juvenile and Adult)

http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/criminal-records-section/criminal-history-checks
Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation

Wyoming: Expungements (Juvenile and Adult)

http://www.legalhelpwy.org/index.php/get-legal-help/self-help-2/criminal-records/expungements/common-questions/
Equal Justice Wyoming

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