Records relating to a juvenile delinquency case can be destroyed provided that the petitioner meets certain requirements. Ala. Code § 12-15-137.
Ineligible Category or Citation
The petitioner cannot have been convicted, adjudicated delinquent, or adjudicated a youthful offender of any felony or any misdemeanor involving sexual offenses, drugs, weapons, or violence or threats of violence, prior to the filing of the motion and no proceeding can be pending seeking the conviction or adjudication. Ala. Code § 12-15-136(a)(2).
If a request to destroy a record is granted, all references – including references to the arrest, complaints, referrals, petitions, reports, and orders – shall be removed from the files of all departments, agencies, officials, and institutions and destroyed. Ala. Code § 12-15-137(b).