Below is a general overview of when juvenile records can be sealed in Nebraska. Please note that the Clean Slate Clearinghouse does not provide legal advice.
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Most juvenile records can be sealed.
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Records relating to a conviction for a misdemeanor or infraction in county court, other than a traffic offense, that occurred when the petitioner was under age 18 can be sealed by the court upon sentence completion. Neb. Rev. Stat §§ 43-2, 108.01 et seq.View Details
Records relating to a case that resulted from the defendant being a victim of human trafficking can be sealed after the conviction is set aside. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523(4).View Details
All criminal history information relating to an arrest for which no charges were filed as a result of a completed diversion program is removed from the public record two years after the date of arrest, citation, or referral for prosecution without citation. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523(3)(b).View Details
All criminal history information relating to an arrest for which no charges are filed as a result of a determination of the prosecuting attorney is removed from the public record one year after the date of arrest, citation, or referral for prosecution without citation. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3523(3)(a).View Details
A record relating to a delinquency matter where charges were filed but later dismissed must be sealed immediately upon notice of the dismissal. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-2,108.03(3), (4).View Details
Records relating to a delinquency adjudication is sealed after the child has succcessfully completed juvenile probation, supervision, or other treatment or rehabilitation program, or a county court probation or sentence. R.R.S. Neb. § 43-2,108.03(4).View Details