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.


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


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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