Overview Description

Records relating to a misdemeanor conviction can be eliminated from the Criminal Record Certificate six months after sentence completion, so long as the person has not committed another crime and has a good reputation in the community. P.R. Laws Ann. tit. 34, § 1725a-1.
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Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed with the police superintendent. For the specific procedure, see P.R. Laws Ann. tit. 34, §§ 1725a-1 et seq.

Fees

A $20 internal revenue stamp is required. P.R. Laws Ann. tit. 34, § 1725a-1.

Effect

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed six months after sentence completion.

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