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The list below is NOT complete. Only the most common offenses have been included and categorized. If your offense is not on the list and you cannot determine whether it is eligible for expungement or not, you can make a request the offense be added by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Abuse or Neglect of a Child - Not Eligible

Armed Criminal Action - Not Eligible

Arson (1st or 2nd Degree)- Not Eligible

Arson (3rd Degree)- Eligible

Assault  (Felony or Domestic) - Not Eligible

Assault  (Non-Domestic, Non-Felony)- Eligible

Attempted Rape - Not Eligible



Burglary  (1st Degree) - Not Eligible

Burglary (2nd Degree) - Eligible

Burning or Exploding - Not Eligible



Child Abuse or Neglect  - Not Eligible

Child Abduction  - Not Eligible



Defrauding Secured Creditors - Not Eligible

Driving While Revoked/Suspended - Eligible

Driving While Intoxicated (first and only DWI)- Eligible

Driving While Intoxicated (2+ DWI convictions) - Not Eligible

Drug Possession - Controlled Substance - Eligible

Drug Paraphernalia Possession - Eligible

Drug Possession - Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid - Eligible

Drug Trafficking (if NOT a Class A Felony) - Eligible



Endangering the Welfare of a Child (1st Degree) - Not Eligible

Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2nd Degree) - Eligible

Escape from commitment, detention, or conditional release - Not Eligible



Forgery - Not Eligible

Fraudulently stopping payment on an instrument - Eligible

Fraudulent procurement of a credit or debit card - Eligible 



Gambling- Eligible 



Harassment - Eligible 



Infractions (Most)  - Eligible



Juvenile Adjudications  - Eligible

  • These offenses are eligible for expungement but utilize a different process than other offenses on this list.



Kidnapping - Not Eligible



Leaving Scene of Accident - Eligible



Manslaughter (Involuntary or Voluntary) - Not Eligible

Minor in Possession - Eligible*

  • This offense is eligible for expungement but utilizes a different process than other offenses on this list.

Money Laundering - Not Eligible

Murder - Not Eligible



Nonsupport -  Eligible*

  • This offense is eligible for expungement but utilizes a different process than other offenses on this list.

Non-Violent Offenses, Non-Sexual Offenses (Most) - Eligible



Ordinance Violations (Most) - Eligible*

  • Ordinance violations that are the substantial equivalent of an ineligible offense are NOT Eligible for expungement. For example, a domestic assault ordinance violation is not eligible for expungement.



Passing Bad Check - Eligible

Perjury - Not Eligible

Promoting Civil Disorder - Not Eligible

Property Damage - Eligible

Public Disorder - Eligible



Rape - Not Eligible

Receiving Stolen Property - Eligible

Resisting/Interfering with Arrest - Eligible

Robbery  (1st or 2nd degree) - Not Eligible



Sex Offenses Requiring Registration on Sex Offender Registry) - Not Eligible

Statutory Rape - Not Eligible

Stealing - Eligible



Tampering w/ a Motor Vehicle - Eligible

Terrorist Threats (1st or 2nd Degree) - Not Eligible

Terrorist Threats (3rd Degree) - Eligible

Theft - Eligible

Traffic Violations (as long as you've never had a CDL) - Eligible 

Trespassing - Eligible



Unlawful Possession of a Firearm - Not Eligible

Unlawful Use of a Weapon - Depends on Type

  • Concealed Carry (if before January 1, 2017) - Eligible

  • Exhibiting - Eligible

  • Possession of Weapon and Felony Controlled Substance - Not Eligible

  • Shot at/from Motor Vehicle, at Person or at Building - Not Eligible

  • All Other Types - Not Eligible



Vehicle Carjacking, Class A Felony - Not Eligible

Violent Offenses (Most) - Not Eligible

Violation of a Protective Order - Not Eligible