Overview Description

Records relating to a matter that ended with a declined prosecution, dismissal, or acquittal 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(e).
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Ineligible Category or Citation

Violent felonies as defined by section 6-1-104(a)(xii) may not be expunged. Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-241(a). A person is not eligible for expungement if the person has a subsequent felony conviction or a pending felony charge. Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 14-6-241(a).

Procedure General

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


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

Waiting Periods

The petition may be filed upon juvenile reaching the age of majority, which is 18. Wyo. Stat. §§ 14-6-241(a), 14-1-101(a).

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