Can juvenile records be expunged in Pennsylvania? VIDEO

In many instances, juvenile records can be expunged in Pennsylvania. A person would have to consider their eligibility. Questions to be asked would be: Was the person adjudicated delinquent for the original juvenile offense, or did the original case result in a deferred adjudication, for example? Is the petitioner, the person seeking expungement, that is, 18 or over? Have more than five years passed? Since the case came to an end, has the person remained arrest and prosecution free?

If the various eligibility grounds are met, then a person would be eligible. Speaking with an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney would help you understand your eligibility for juvenile expungement. If you are eligible, they would be able to help you proceed with the process to try to get your record expunged.

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