Overview Description

Records relating to any offenses that were discharged or dismissed pursuant to G.S. 14-277.8, and the person was under 20 years of age at the time of the offense, may be expunged by the court.

Ineligible Category or Citation

Ineligible offenses described in N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.7(a)(1).

Procedure General

The person may apply to the court of the county where charged for an order to expunge from all official records, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.7.


The $175 filing fee is waivable if petitioner is indigent. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.7(d).


The effect of such order shall be to restore such person in the contemplation of the law to the status the person occupied before such arrest or indictment or information. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.7(d).


There is no statutory language regarding forms.

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