Overview Description

Records relating to charges for which petitioner received an absolute pardon because of factual innocence are expunged. Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-392.2(I).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language on ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. For specific procedure, see Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-392.2 (I).


There are no fees.


The record is expunged. For procedure to expunge physical and electronic copies, see 6 VAC 20-120-20, 80.

Waiting Periods

There is no waiting period.

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