Overview Description

Records of a first-time misdemeanor intoxication-related traffic or boating offense can be expunged after 10 years if the person has no subsequent intoxication-related offenses. Mo. Rev. Stat. § 610.130.

Ineligible Category or Citation

This provision does not apply to commercial driver's license holders. R.S.Mo. § 610.130.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For the specific procedure, see Mo. Rev. Stat. § 610.130.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Records become confidential and only available by court order for good cause. The person is restored to pre-arrest status and need not disclose information related to the case or expungement. Mo. Rev. Stat. § 610.130.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed 10 years after conviction.

 

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