Overview Description

Records relating to a case dismissed or quashed folllowing successful completion of a pretrial intervention program can be expunged by the court immediately. Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 55.01(a)(2)(A)(ii).

Ineligible Category or Citation

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 55.01(a-1), (a-2).

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in district court for the county where the arrest or alleged offense occurred. For the specific procedure, see Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 55.02.

Fees

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.

Effect

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.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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