It was a first time offense, misdemeanor, domestic assault & battery case. Is it possible to have it expunged? If so, and it is favorable to do so, is there a waiting period involved before being able to apply to have it expunged?
You cannot expunge an arrest, only a charged case.
If there was no case filed by the State Attorney's Office then there is nothing to expunge.
Ironic, I know.
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If your case was not filed on by the State attorney's office, there will be nothing to expunge. While your concern is likely for the "arrest" portion, were a background check ran on you, it would clearly show that the alleged charges were dismissed or not filed upon.
The title to your question causes me to believe that the State filed a Nolle Prosequi which means "not prosecuting." While you were arrested and/or charged with the offenses mentioned, all cases are referred to the State Attorney to determine if formal charges should be filed following the arrest/complaint.
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