Expungement Cases

Cases That Can Be Expunged

  1. Cases in which you were acquitted, released without conviction, not charged, there was a not guilty finding or nor probable cause or nolle prosequi. Petitions can be filed immediately.
  2. Cases,other than those listed in Section C, below, in which an Order of Supervision was entered and 2 years have passed since discharge and dismissal of supervision.
  3. Some of the cases in which an Order of Supervision was entered and 5 years have passed since termination of supervision for the following charges:
    • Display of False Insurance
    • Reckless Driving
    • Domestic Battery
    • Criminal Sexual Abuse
    • Retail Theft
  4. Cases in which an Order was entered terminating probation and at least 5 years have passed since the Order of Termination was entered:
    • Cannabis Contol Act (First Time Offender)
    • Control Substance Act (First Time Offender)
    • Steroid Contol Act
    • Alcohol and Drug Dependency Act
  5. Court determines you are innocent (Petition Immediately).
  6. Pardon by the Governor.

Cases That Cannot Be Expunged

Conviction, including:

  1. Guilty plea, guilty finding, or guilty verdict resulting in a sentence other than probation under the following acts:
    • Cannabis
    • Controlled Substances
    • Steroid Control
    • Alcohol and Drug Dependency
  2. Probation except on the acts listed above in A.
  3. Cases where the defendant was granted supervision for or was convicted of a sexual offense committed against a minor under 18 years of age.
  4. Conditional Discharge
  5. Time Considered Served or a fine
  6. DUI Supervision