Records relating to certain misdemeanor and class E felony convictions can be expunged five years after sentence completion, so long as the person has no more than two convictions. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101(g), (k). (Cannot link directly to statutes.)
Ineligible Category or Citation
See subsection (g)(1) for eligible and ineligible offenses. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101.
The person is restored to pre-arrest status and need not disclose the arrest, charge, or conviction in response to any inquiry. Legally, the conviction never occurred, and no collateral consequences can be imposed or continued. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101(g)(15).
The petition can be filed five years after sentence completion.