Overview Description

Records relating to an arrest and court proceedings are expunged by the court upon dismissal after the successful completion of probation without conviction for a first offense. V.I. Code Ann. tit. 5, § 3711(c). (Cannot link directly to statutes.)

Ineligible Category or Citation

An offense that resulted in personal injury or death, or in which a deadly weapon was used, is ineligible. V.I. Code Ann. tit. 5, § 3711(c).

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. V.I. Code Ann. tit. 5, § 3711(c).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The person is treated as if they were never arrested. V.I. Code Ann. tit. 5, § 3738.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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