Records relating to an arrest, investigation, and detention can be expunged by the court upon acquittal, dismissal, expiration of the limitations period, or prosecutorial decision not to file charges, so long as 30 days have passed since the arrest. Utah Code Ann. § 77-40-104.
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Utah Code Ann. § 77-40-105.
An application must be made to the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification for a certificate of eligibility for expungement. If approved, the certificate and a petition must be filed in the court where the proceedings occurred. If there were no court proceedings, the certificate and petition must be delivered to the county attorney where the arrest occurred. For the specific procedure, see Utah Code Ann. §§ 77-40-103 et seq.
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The person may apply for a certificate of eligibility for expungement 30 days after the arrest. The Bureau of Criminal Identification shall issue a certificate of eligibility on an expedited basis to a person who is acquitted on all charges.