Overview Description

Records relating to cases in which a juvenile was tried as an adult or the juvenile record was made public can be sealed by the court five years after disposition or sentence completion. Alaska Stat. § 47.12.300(f).

Ineligible Category or Citation

Traffic offenses and charges under section 47.12.030(a) are ineligible for sealing under this section. Alaska Stat. § 47.12.300(f).

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in superior court. For the specific procedure, see Alaska Stat. § 47.12.300.


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


The sealed record can only be used if the court orders its use for good cause shown or for use in making a presentencing report. Alaska Stat. § 47.12.300(f).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed five years after disposition or sentence completion.

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