Overview Description

Records relating to an adjudication for which a juvenile could have been tried as an adult can be expunged 10 years after the last adjudication of delinquency, date of a guilty or nolo contendere plea, or finding of guilt as an adult. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(b)(1)(A)(B).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

There is no statutory language regarding the process for obtaining expungement.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

To expunge the record means it is destroyed. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(b)(3).

Waiting Periods

A petition can be filed 10 years after the last adjudication of delinquency, date of a guilty or nolo contendere plea, or finding of guilt as an adult. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(b)(1).

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