What does it mean to have your arrest record expunged?

Asked on February 11, 2015 under Criminal Law, Washington

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Expunge means that the arrest is no longer part of your record.  You can think of it as being cancelled and removed from your record.  If expungement has been done properly, the arrest should  not show up on your record in the future.


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