Overview Description

Records relating to a sex offense can be sealed after the person reaches the age of 30 and is no longer subject to registration and community notification. Nev. Rev. Stat. §§ 62F.14, 62H.150(2).

Ineligible Category or Citation

To be eligible for sealing, the person cannot have to be subject to registration and community notification. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62F.14. To be eligible for sealing, the person cannot have been convicted of any offense, except for minor or standing traffic offenses, since the person reached age 21. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.150(5). Records relating to a traffic offense that would have been a misdemeanor if committed by an adult are not eligible for sealing. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.110(4).

Procedure General

A petition must be filed with the court. For the specific procedure, see Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.150(3).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The order can seal records relating to a child who has been taken before a probation officer, a child who appeared before the juvenile court, and the records of a child's arrest. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.100.

Upon the records being sealed, all proceedings recounted in the records are deemed never to have occurred and the person can reply accordingly to any inquiry concerning the record. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.170(1).

Waiting Periods

A petition can be filed once the person reaches age 30. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 62H.150(2).

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