Overview Description

Records relating to a case that has been dismissed after juvenile court intake has been completed can be sealed upon petition one year after dismissal. 10A Okl. St. § 2-6-108(B)(2)(a).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

For the specific procedure, see 10A Okl. St. § 2-6-108.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Upon the sealing of any record of a person alleged to be delinquent, the record and official actions subject to the order will be deemed never to have occurred, and the person who is the subject of the record and all juvenile justice agencies can properly reply upon any inquiry in the matter that no such action ever occurred and no such record exists with respect to such person. 10A Okl. St. § 2-6-108(B).

For information on when a sealed record can be unsealed, see 10A Okl. St. § 2-6-108(F), (G).

Waiting Periods

A petition can be filed one year after the case was dismissed, or upon the person attaining the age of 18 years in the discretion of the court.

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