Overview Description

Records relating to prostitution and related convictions under sections 712-1200, 712-1206, or 712-1207 obtained as a result of the petitioner's status as a victim of human trafficking can be vacated by the court. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 712-1209.6(1).

Ineligible Category or Citation

See section 712-1209.6(6) for offenses that ineligible to be vacated.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in court. For the specific procedure, see Haw. Rev. Stat. § 712-1209.6.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The conviction is vacated. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 712-1209.6(4).

Waiting Periods

The petition must be filed within six years of the date petitioner ceases to be a victim of human trafficking, subject to safety concerns. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 712-1209.6(2)(c).

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