Can a felony arrest in Georgia from 2001 be removed from a criminal record if you were not convicted of the crime? If so, how?

Asked on July 2, 2009 under Criminal Law, Georgia

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Georgia law allows for the expungement of arrest charges by a local law enforcement agency if certain conditions are met.

Final court dispositions that may qualify include: (1) Dismissed; (2) Not Presented to Grand Jury; (3) No Further Action Anticipated; (4) Nolle Prossed/Prosequi; (5) Dead Docket; or (6) No Record on File.

To apply for expungement, contact the arresting law enforcement agency to obtain an application for "Local Record Expungement."

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Georgia law allows for the expungement of arrest charges by a local law enforcement agency if certain conditions are met.

Final court dispositions that may qualify include: (1) Dismissed; (2) Not Presented to Grand Jury; (3) No Further Action Anticipated; (4) Nolle Prossed/Prosequi; (5) Dead Docket; or (6) No Record on File.

To apply for expungement, contact the arresting law enforcement agency to obtain an application for "Local Record Expungement."


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