Overview Description

Records relating to juveniles who are designated as extended juvenile jurisdiction offenders can be expunged 10 years after the last adjudication of delinquency, date of guilty or solo contendere plea, or finding of guilt as an adult, or when the person turns 21, whichever waiting period is longer. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(b)(2), (c).

Ineligible Category or Citation

If an adult criminal sentence is imposed on an extended juvenile jurisdiction offender, the record of that case shall be considered an adult criminal record and is not eligible to be expunged under this section. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(d)(1).

Procedure General

There is no statutory language regarding the process to obtain expungement.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

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

Waiting Periods

A petition can be filed 10 years after the person's last adjudication of delinquency, date of guilty or solo contendere plea, or finding of guilt as an adult, or when the person turns 21, whichever waiting period is longer. Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-309(c).

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