Overview Description

Photographs and fingerprints taken at arrest or summons must be returned to the person if no charges are filed, no conviction is obtained, or the conviction is invalidated. Mont. Code Ann. § 44-5-202.

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. For the specific procedure, see Mont. Code Ann. § 44-5-202(8).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

State repository sends photographs and fingerprints taken at arrest or summons to the arresting agency, which returns them to the person. Mont. Code Ann. § 44-5-202(8).

Forms

For an application to expunge the records, visit here.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

 

(non-prod server)