Overview Description

Juvenile history data on a child who was arrested must be destroyed six months after the arrest if the child was not referred to a diversion program and no petition was filed against the child. Minn. Stat. § 299C.095(2)(b).

Ineligible Category or Citation

If, before data are destroyed, the subject of the data is convicted of a felony as an adult, the individual's juvenile history record must be retained for the same time period as an adult criminal history record. Minn. Stat. § 299C.095(2)(a).

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The record is destroyed. Minn. Stat. § 299C.095(2)(b).

 

Waiting Periods

The data should be destroyed six months after the arrest if the child was not referred to a diversion program and no petition was filed against the child.

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