Records relating to an arrest for a Class A or B misdemeanor can be expunged if no charge is filed within one year 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)(b).
Ineligible Category or Citation
An arrest for violating probation or absconding from bail cannot be expunged. Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Ann. § 55.01(a-1), (a-2).
The petition must be filed in the district court 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.