Overview Description

Records relating to juvenile adjudications can be sealed after three years. 15 M.R.S.A. § 3308-C(10).

Ineligible Category or Citation

See 15 M.R.S.A. § 3308-C(10)(A) for ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

There is no statutory language regarding procedure.


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


The person can legally respond to inquiries from any party other than courts and criminal justice agencies as if the juvenile crimes had never occurred. 15 M.R.S.A. § 3308-C(10)(F). Sealed records can still be accessed by criminal justice agencies for employment purposes. 15 M.R.S.A. § 3308-C(4)(B).

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