In Florida, does sealing a record also seal it on the NCIC/FCIC?

Asked about 2 years ago - Destin, FL

Does the court automatically send the seal request to the NCIC/FCIC?

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  1. John Skyler Riordan

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    Answered . NO. This is a separate process and must be initiated by you. In order to seal or expunge you must meet FDLE requirements based upon the charge and several other are only eligible once in your lifetime to seal or expunge. Consult with an attorney in your area.

    John S. Riordan, Esq., is a partner with Kelley, Kronenberg, Gilmartin, Fichtel, Wander, Bamdas, Eskalyo &... more
  2. William David Umansky


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    Answered . NO it does not. You have to obtain a certificate of eligibility, then apply to the court. If granted, the clerk will forward to FDLE, law enforcement agency and institute their own sealing process. If you add the FBI to your order, the clerk may send it but the FBI will reject it, indicating they do not have to follow a state judge's order.

    Please be advised that answering your questions does not establish an attorney-client relationship with myself or... more
  3. Joseph Peyton Lea III

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    Answered . NO it does not.

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