Records relating to a first controlled substance offense are expunged upon dismissal following probation without verdict. 35 P.S. §§ 780-117, 780-119.
See 35 P.S. section 780-117(1) for offenses ineligible for probation without verdict.
The procedure is automatic. The court, within five days of dismissal, orders the keepers of criminal records to destroy them. For specific procedure, see 35 P.S. § 780-119.
There is no statutory language regarding fees.
Records are destroyed. No person is permitted to learn of an expunged arrest or prosecution. 35 P.S. § 780-119.
The record is destroyed upon dismissal following probation without verdict.