Overview Description

Records related to certain felonies can be expunged if the person has no prior or subsequent convictions and 10 years have passed since the date of conviction or release from incarceration, whichever is later. 11 Del. C. § 4373(2)(c).

Ineligible Category or Citation

Offenses listed under 11 Del. C. § 4373(b) are ineligible for mandatory expungement under this section.

Procedure General

An application must be filed with the State Bureau of Investigation, including a copy of state criminal history. For specific procedure, see 11 Del. C. § 4373.


The petitioner may be required to pay a fee set by the State Bureau of Investigation. 11 Del. C. § 4373(e).


The Bureau shall expunge all charges related to the case. 11 Del. C. § 4373(a).


There is not statutory language regarding forms.

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