Overview Description

Records relating to any youth court matters can be sealed so long as the person has reached 20 years of age. Miss. Code Ann. § 43-21-263(1)(a).
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Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The youth court can, at any time and upon either its own motion or an application, order the sealing or unsealing of the records involving children. Miss.Code Ann. § 43-21-263(2).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

There is no statutory language on the effect of sealing.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed when the person reaches age 20.

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