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Salt Lake County Expungement Navigator Project

We help community members navigate the expungement process by:

  • holding periodic Expungement Day Events where volunteer attorneys assist participants in determining their eligibility for expungement and discuss other options with those not immediately eligible. 
  • providing funds for BCI application and certificate fees through a federal grant to make this process less cost prohibitive.
  • providing navigation services throughout the year.  

What is expungement?

A criminal record creates barriers to employment, housing, and other opportunities. But getting an expungement—or “cleaning up” your record—can be a complicated and expensive process. 

graphic showing expungement process, steps 1 - 3

Program Impact:

Since April 2019 when this program began, over 2,350 individuals have received expungement assistance (see graphic below).

icon graphic showing since April 2019 when this program started over 2,350 individuals have received expungement assistance.

What’s Next?

We are developing a step-by-step guide to the expungement process that will be beta tested in the Fall of 2020. This accessible and easy to understand self-service guide will assist individuals looking to complete the expungement process without the need of legal assistance.

Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice Initiatives
2001 South State Street  N4-930
PO Box 144575
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4575
Phone: (385) 468-7092