Written by attorney Brooke Victoria Elvington

Sealing or Expunging a Criminal Record in Florida

Tips on how to determine whether you are eligible to have your criminal record sealed or expunged, and if so, details on how to get it done. The following is for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.

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The above is only a brief outline of the sealing/expunging process and is not intended to provide the reader with all possible information related to the process. Florida Statutes 943.059, 943.0585, 943.0515, 943.0582, 943.0581 are essential to understanding sealing and expunging records. You may also review the procedures as detailed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, available online.

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