Overview Description

Records relating to certain adjudications can be expunged so long as rehabilitation of the petitioner has been attained to the satisfaction of the court or the prosecuting attorney. Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241.
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Ineligible Category or Citation

Violent felonies as defined by section 6-1-104(a)(xii) cannot be expunged. Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241(a). The petitioner is not eligible for expungement if he or she has a subsequent felony conviction or a pending felony charge. Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241(a).

Procedure General

The petition must be filed in the juvenile court upon reaching the age of majority. For the specific procedure, see Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241(a).

Fees

There are no fees.

Effect

Upon entry of an order, the proceedings in the petitioner's case are deemed never to have occurred and the petitioner can reply accordingly to any inquiry regarding the matter. Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241(a).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed when the person reaches the age of majority, which is 18. Wyo. Stat. §§ 14-6-241(a), 14-1-101(a).

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