Records relating to a juvenile delinquency can be expunged upon a finding that the individual’s participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of trafficking. W. Va. Code § 61-14-9(a).
Ineligible Category or Citation
There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.
The petition must be filed in the court of conviction, with service on relevant law enforcement agencies and prosecutors. For the specific procedure, see W. Va. Code §61-11-26.
There is no statutory language regarding fees.
The court orders the sealing of records in the custody of the court and expungement of records in the custody of any other agency or official, including law-enforcement records. W. Va. Code §61-11-26.