Records relating to an arrest for a Class C misdemeanor can be expunged if no charge is filed within 180 days of arrest or within the limitations period, or upon the prosecutor's certification that the records are not needed. Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Ann. § 55.01(a)(2)(A)(i)(a).
Ineligible Category or Citation
Arrests for violating probation or absconding from bail are ineligible for expungement. Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Ann. § 55.01(a-1), (a-2).
The petition can be filed in the district court, justice court, or municipal court of record for the county where the arrest occurred or where the offense allegedly occurred. For the specific procedure, see Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Ann. § 55.02.