Written by attorney Brandon Elliot Shroy

How do I seal my Criminal Record in Ohio?

This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to seal your criminal record from public view. In Ohio adults can not expunge a record (completely destroy), but rather can seal their record from public view. Many courts try to make this process easy to do. The process is as follows:

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Who is an eligible offender according to Ohio Law is listed at: The process a court must follow is laid out under Ohio law at: Exceptions to the general rules about sealing your record can be found at:

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