Overview Description

Records relating to misdemeanor convictions can be expunged by the municipal court two years after the last conviction. Miss. Code Ann. § 21-23-7(6).
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Ineligible Category or Citation

This section applies to any and all misdemeanor convictions in a municipal court.

Procedure General

Upon prior notice to the municipal prosecuting attorney, the court can order the expungement at its discretion. For the specific procedure, see Miss. Code Ann. § 21-23-7(6).


There is no statutory language regarding a fee.


The order of expungement does not apply to the confidential records of law enforcement agencies and has no effect on the driving record of a person. Miss. Code Ann. § 21-23-7(6).

Waiting Periods

The record can be expunged two years after the last conviction.


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