LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Cheryl Bigos

SEALING YOUR ARREST RECORD "AS A MATTER OF RIGHT" UNDER PENAL CODE SECTION 851.91

On January 1, 2018, Penal Code Section 851.91 went into effect. This newly enacted statute allows arrestees to seal their arrest records "as a matter of right" or "in the interests of justice" if the arrest did not result in a conviction.

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For more information on how to seal your arrest record please contact the Law Office of Cheryl Bigos, Other References: Penal Code Section 851.91, 852.92, 851.8

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