Overview Description

Records relating to a specified felony conviction can be expunged by the court 15 years after sentence completion. Md. Crim Proc. Code Ann. § 10-110(a)(2).

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 specific procedure, see Md. Crim. Proc. Code Ann. § 10-110.

Fees

There is no no statutory language on fees.

Effect

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

Forms

An expungement form is available here.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed 15 years after sentence completion.

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