Overview Description

Records relating to an underage alcohol conviction for a person over the age of 18 can be expunged when the person reaches 21. 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 9122(a)(3).

Ineligible Category or Citation

This statute applies only to violations of section 6308 of title 18 which occurred on or after the person turned 18 years old. 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 9122.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For the specific procedure, see 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 9122.

Fees

A $132 fee must be paid to the clerk of courts. 42 Pa.C.S. § 1725.7.

Effect

Information is removed without a trace, or identifiers of the person are eliminated, or records are maintained by the central repository and the prosecuting attorney for the uses specified in section 9122(c). 18 Pa.C.S. §§ 9102, 9122(c).

Forms

For a petition to expunge a record in Pennsylvania, visit here and here

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed once petitioner reaches the age of 21.

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