Records of a first misdemeanor punishable by a fine only may be shielded by an order of nondisclosure upon sentence completion. Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0735(d)(1).
Ineligible Category or Citation
Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0735, 411.074(b)
The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For specific procedure, see Tex. Gov’t Code § 411.0735.
At least $207 and typically about $250 in district court, plus $28 fee for petition for non-disclosure. See Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0745.
The person is not required in any application for employment or licensing to state that the person has been the subject of any criminal proceeding that is the subject of the order. Tex. Gov't Code § 411.0755.
See forms at http://www.txcourts.gov/rules-forms/orders-of-nondisclosure/
The petition may be filed upon sentence completion.