Overview Description

Records relating to a person whose criminal history consists entirely of one diversion agreement or counsel and release entered prior to June 12, 2008, will be destroyed upon motion if the person is 18 years of age or older and two years have elapsed since the completion of the agreement or counsel and release. Wash. Rev. Code § 13.50.270(3)(a)(i).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

For the specific procedure, see Wash. Rev. Code § 13.50.270.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

If the court grants the motion to destroy records, it will order the destruction of the official juvenile court record, the social file, and any other records named in the order. Wash. Rev. Code § 13.50.270(3)(b).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed any time after the person turns 18 and two years have elapsed since completion of the agreement or counsel and release.

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