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Disqualification Screening

Start the process by answering these five questions.  Please keep in mind that your entire criminal history (including out-of state and federal) is considered when making determinations on convictions.

Question #1:

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Do you have an active or pending criminal case?
  • Still going to court/awaiting a court date?
  • On probation or parole (includes unsupervised probation)?
  • Have active warrants? (Traffic does not count)

Yes: STOP.  You are NOT eligible for expungement at this time, but may be in the future once:  

  • Your criminal case is closed
  • You are no longer on probation or parole
  • You no longer have active warrants

No: Go to the next question.

Question #2:

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Was your case dismissed or charges never filed for the criminal record(s) you are trying to expunge?
OR
Were you convicted (found guilty or pled guilty) to one of the crimes you were charged with?
 
Case dismissed, acquitted (found not guilty at trial), or charges never filed:
  • If 30 days have passed since your arrest, and you were acquitted at trial, the entire case was dismissed with prejudice, or charges were never filed, learn more about your expungement assistance options.
  • If the charge was dismissed without prejudice (this sometimes occurs as a part of your plea deal if you successfully completed probation), you either need:
      • the prosecutor's consent in writing to obtain a certificate of eligibility OR 
      • you must wait 180 days from the date the case was closed 
    to file an application for an expungement.  Learn more about your expungement assistance options.
Convicted (found guilty or pled guilty) to crime(s) you are trying to expunge: Go to the next question.

Question #3:

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Do you have ANY unpaid fines, restitution, or owe any interest?
  • Do you owe money to the Court?
  • A victim?
  • Probation services?
  • or the Office of State Debt Collection?

Yes: You are NOT eligible for expungement at this time for the particular case you owe money on. 

  • To see if you owe money on a particular case: you can contact the court clerk (using this directory).
  • If your case was closed and sent to collections, you can contact the Office of State Debt Collection at (801) 957-7700.

No: If all money has been paid on a case, go to the next question.

Question #4:

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Is the conviction you are trying to expunge a:
  • First degree felony?
  • Felony DUI?
  • Violent felony
  • Capital felony?
  • A registerable sex offense?
  • A registerable child abuse offense?
  • Felony automobile homicide?

Yes: You are NOT eligible for expungement on this case right now.  However, you may be able to make the case eligible by applying to have the severity of your case reduced.  This is called a "402 Reduction."  Learn more about your expungement assistance options. 

No: Go to next question.

Question #5:

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Has the following time passed on the conviction(s) you are trying to expunge?

Important:
Time to be counted from the date you were convicted or released from jail, got off probation (including unsupervised), or finished parole, whichever occurred LAST.

      • 10 years for misdemeanor DUI
      • 7 years for Non-violent felony
      • 5 years for felony Drug Possession
      • 5 years for Class A misdemeanor
      • 4 years for Class B misdemeanor
      • 3 years for Class C misdemeanor or Infraction

No: You are NOT eligible for expungement at this time.  You can wait for the appropriate time to pass before you try again or you may be able to make the case eligible by applying to have the severity of your case reduced.  This is called a "402 Reduction." Learn more about your expungement assistance options.

Yes: Learn more about your expungement assistance options.