Overview Description

Records related to charges brought under the jurisdiction of the court will be expunged upon petition after the person reaches 18 years of age and at least five years have elapsed since the date of the person's most recent termination. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(5)(b).

Ineligible Category or Citation

Under subsection 5(b), a record relating to a case that was terminated before 1975 will not be expunged in the manner initiated by the court under that subsection. Or. Rev. Stat. § 419A.262(7).

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

A person who is the subject of a record that has been expunged under this section can 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).

For additional provisions on the effect, see Or. Rev. Stat. §§ 419A.262(20)-(25).

 

Waiting Periods

The record should be expunged when the person turns 18 years of age and at least five years have passed since the date of the person's most recent termination.

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