Overview Description

Records relating to an offense for which the petitioner successfully completed probation will be sealed by the court. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 176A.265.

Ineligible Category or Citation

See section 176A.260 for eligibility for probation and deferred proceedings.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. Upon the completion of probation, the court will order the records sealed without a hearing unless the division petitions the court, for good cause, not to seal the records and requests a hearing thereon. For the specific procedure, see Nev. Rev. Stat. § 176A.265.


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


All proceedings are deemed never to have occurred and the person can answer accordingly to any inquiry, with the exceptions listed in section 179.301. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 179.285.

The court will notify agencies of the sealing order. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 179.275.

See section 179.295 for instances in which sealed records can be reopened.

Waiting Periods

The record can be sealed upon the successful completion of probation.

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