Overview Description

Records relating to a delinquency case that were not automatically sealed can be sealed by the court once the person reaches the age of majority or six months have passed since the case was closed. R.R.S. Neb. § 43-2,108.03(6).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language on ineligibility.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of record. For the specific procedure, see R.R.S. Neb. § 43-2,108.03.

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. R.R.S. Neb. § 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 shallr eply to any public inquiry that no information exists regarding a sealed record. R.R.S. Neb. § 43-2,108.05(2).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed once the person reaches the age of majority or six months after the case is closed, whichever is sooner.

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