Overview Description

Records relating to a conviction for an act that is no longer a crime can be expunged by the court. Md. Code Ann., Crim. Proc. § 10-105(a)(11).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court in which the proceeding began or the court to which it was transferred, if applicable. For the specific procedure, see Md. Code Ann., Crim. Proc. § 10-105 et seq.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The records are removed from public inspection. Md. Code Ann., Crim. Proc. § 10-101(d), (e).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed at any time.

 

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