Overview Description

Records relating to arrest and court proceedings can be expunged by the court following successful completion of treatment in a controlled substance case from 1995 through 2005, so long as the person has no other controlled substance conviction and no subsequent conviction involving violence. 9 GCA § 67.412(c)(1).

Ineligible Category or Citation

This provision applies only to controlled substance offenses, except those involving methamphetamine. 9 GCA §§ 67.412(c)(1), 67.412.1.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court that handled the case. For the specific procedure, see 9 GCA §§ 67.412 et seq.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The person is restored to pre-arrest status and need not disclose the arrest or charge in response to any inquiry. 9 GCA § 67.412(b).

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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