Overview Description

Records relating to a conviction under this act can be vacated by the court if it finds that the defendant's participation in the offense was the result of being a victim of human trafficking. Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-54.6(5).
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Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court in which the conviction was entered. For the specific procedure, see Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-54.6(5).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The conviction is vacated. Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-54.6(5).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed at any time.

 

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