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.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

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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