Overview Description

Records relating to an arrest will be expunged upon petition when the person reaches 18 years of age. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(5)(a).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the county where the person resided at the time of the most recent termination. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(1). For the specific procedure, see Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Upon the entry of an expungement judgment, the incident that is the subject of the expunged record will not be disclosed by any agency. An agency that is subject to an expungement judgment will respond to any inquiry about the contact by indicating that no record or reference concerning the contact exists. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(21).

A person who is the subject of a record that has been expunged under this section may assert that the record never existed and that the contact, which was the subject of the record, never occurred without incurring a penalty for perjury or false swearing under the laws of this state. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(22).

Waiting Periods

A petition can be filed after the person reaches 18 years of age.

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