Overview Description

A delinquency adjudication that resulted from being a victim of human trafficking may be vacated, and the related records sealed, immediately. Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 29-3005, 29-3523.

Ineligible Category or Citation

There are no ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court in which the person was adjudicated. For the specific procedure, see Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 29-3005, 29-3523.

Fees

There is no statutory language on fees.

Effect

The order shall seal all records, including any information or other data concerning any proceedings relating to the offense, including the arrest, taking into custody, petition, complaint, trial, hearing, adjudication, correctional supervision, dismissal, or other disposition or sentence, be deemed never to have occurred. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-2,108.05(1).

After a record is sealed, the person whose record was sealed can respond to any public inquiry as if the offense resulting in such record never occurred. A government agency and any other public office or agency shall reply to any public inquiry that no information exists regarding a sealed record. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-2,108.05(2).

Waiting Periods

There is no waiting period.

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