Overview Description

Records relating to a misdemeanor conviction for which the maximum punishment is imprisonment for 93 days or more may be set aside if 7 years have passed from the imposition of the sentence. MCLS § 780.621g(4).

Ineligible Category or Citation

See exclusions in MCLS § 780.621g(10).

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. MCLS § 780.621g(4).


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


Each court shall notify the arresting law enforcement agency of each conviction on or before the tenth day of each month that is set aside for the preceding month. Each law enforcement agency need not retain and shall make nonpublic the notification that the conviction has been set aside, and the record of the arrest, fingerprinting, conviction, and sentence of the person in the case to which the notification applies. MCLS § 780.621g(1).

Waiting Periods

The waiting period is 7 years from the imposition of the sentence. MCLS § 780.621g(4).

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