Overview Description

Records relating to arrest and prosecution for charges other than the charge of conviction can be removed from public databases after the conviction. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101(j). (Cannot link directly to statutes.)

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For the specific procedure, see Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Public records are removed from the electronic databases of the National Crime Information Center, similar state databases, and public databases maintained by court clerks. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101(j).

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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