Overview Description

Records relating to a first-time controlled substance case dismissed after the successful completion of probation become nonpublic. Mich. Comp. Laws §§ 333.7411(1), (3).

Ineligible Category or Citation

This provision applies only to controlled substance offenses specified in section 333.7411.

Procedure General

Upon the successful completion of probation, the court will discharge the individual and dismiss the proceedings. After the dismissal, the state police department retains a nonpublic record of the arrest, court proceedings, and disposition of the criminal charge. For the specific procedure, see Mich. Comp. Laws § 333.7411.


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


The disposition is not a conviction and does not entail the disqualifications or disabilities imposed by law upon conviction. Arrest and court records are nonpublic, but can be disclosed as specified in section 333.7411(3).

Waiting Periods

The record becomes nonpublic upon dismissal of the charge.


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