Overview Description

Records relating to a conviction can be vacated by the court if the conviction resulted from being a victim of human trafficking. 13 V.S.A. § 2658..

Ineligible Category or Citation

See 13 V.S.A. § 2658(a)(1).

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the court of conviction. For the specific procedure, see 13 V.S.A. § 2658.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The conviction is vacated and the court strikes the adjudication of guilt and expunges the record of the criminal proceeding. 13 V.S.A. § 2658(d)(2).

Waiting Periods

There is no waiting period.

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