Informal youth court records for a youth that was involved only in informal proceedings and had been placed on extended supervision must be destroyed when the extended supervision ends. Mont. Code Ann. § 41-5-216(7)(c).
Ineligible Category or Citation
There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.
The procedure is automatic.
There is no statutory language regarding fees.
Informal youth court records that are in hard-copy form must be destroyed, and any electronic records in the youth court management information system must disassociate the offense and disposition information from the name of the youth. Mont. Code Ann. § 41-5-216(7)(c).
A destroyed record must be rendered inaccessible and unrecoverable and disposed of in a manner in which confidentiality is protected, which can include disassociating the offense and disposition information from the name of the youth. Mont. Code Ann. § 41-5-220.