Overview Description

Records relating to arrest and court proceedings can be expunged by the court upon dismissal following deferred adjudication in a first controlled substance possession case. 6 N. Mar. I. Code § 4116.
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Ineligible Category or Citation

This provision applies only to controlled substance possession. 6 N. Mar. I. Code § 4116.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court that handled the case. For the specific procedure, see 6 N. Mar. I. Code § 4116.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The person is restored to pre-arrest status and need not disclose the arrest or charge in response to any inquiry. 6 N. Mar. I. Code § 4116.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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