Overview Description

Records relating to a first-time underage possession or consumption of alcohol case that is dismissed upon successful completion of a deferred judgement, diversion, or court-ordered substance use education program and for which all fines and feeds have been paid pursuant to section 18-13-122(4)(a) are immediately sealed by the court. Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-13-122(13)(a). (Cannot link directly to statutes.)

Ineligible Category or Citation

This section applies only to first-time convictions of underage possession or consumption of alcohol pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-13-122(3).

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic.


There are no filing fees.


The case is sealed and a copy of the sealing order is provided to the underage person and the prosecutor for distribution to all law enforcement agencies. Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-13-122(13).

Waiting Periods

The case is sealed immediately upon dismissal.

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