The criminal history record of a case sealed pursuant to 13 V.S.A. § 7603(a) is expunged after the statute of limitations period expires, unless either party objects. 13 V.S.A. § 7603(f).
Ineligible Category or Citation
There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.
There is no statutory language on procedure.
There are no fees.
The petitioner is treated in all respects as if there was no arrest, conviction, or sentence. Employment and licensing applications may not require information about expunged or sealed records. 13 V.S.A. §§ 7606(a), (b), 7607(a), (b).
The record can be expunged immediately after the statute of limitations period expires.