Overview Description

A record relating to an adjudication of delinquency can be expunged after the juvenile turns 17, so long as the court has determined that the juvenile has satisfactorily complied with the conditions of his or her dispositional order and that he or she will benefit from, and society will not be harmed by, the expungement. Wis. Stat. § 938.355(4m)(a).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed with the court. Wis. Stat. § 938.355(4m)(a).


There is no statutory language regarding fees.


The record is sealed and destroyed. WI SCR 72.06.


Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed after the juvenile turns 17 years old.

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