Overview Description

Records relating to a matter dismissed for the successful completion of a court-approved alternative diversion program for first-time offenders can be sealed upon petition one year after completion of the diversion program. 10A Okl. St. § 2-6-108(B)(3).

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 pursuant to this title, 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. 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 completion of the terms of the court-approved alternative diversion program for first-time offenders, or upon the person attaining the age of 18 years in the discretion of the court.

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