Expungement of Criminal Arrest or Conviction in Oregon

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Oregon's expungement law: what is covered

Convictions for many crimes may be eligible for expungement. Examples include Felonies such as Theft in the First Degree, Possession of Controlled Substance (cocaine, marijuana, meth), Assault in the Third Degree, and many Misdemeanors. Additionally, arrests that do not result in convictions can be expunged in many situations.


Oregon's expungement law: what is not covered

Convictions for traffic crimes and infractions do not qualify. Sex offenses do not qualify. Class A felonies do not qualify. Ballot Measure 11 felonies do not qualify.

Additional Resources

Waiting periods can apply. In some situations, a District Attorney may oppose an expungement motion, but if the person seeking expungement has a capable and experienced attorney the expungement may be granted despite the District Attorney's opposition.

Cogan Law Office's Expungement Site

Mark C Cogan, PC, Law Offices

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