Florida Sealing and Expungement Eligibility
To have your record sealed or expunged
To have your record sealed or expunged, you must meet the following criteria, according to Florida Law:
- You have not previously had your record sealed or expunged in Florida
- You were not adjudicated guilty of the crime
- You have not previously been adjudicated guilty of a crime
- You are not under court-ordered supervision, such as probation or house arrest
- You did not enter a guilty or no contest plea to an offense that is ineligible for sealing or expungement.
- Assault (if domestic violence) – Florida Statute 784.011;
- Battery (if domestic violence) – Florida Statute 784.03;
- Assault on a law enforcement officer, a firefighter, or other specified officers – Florida Statute 784.07(2)(a);
- Carrying a concealed weapon – Florida Statute 790.01(1);
- Unlawful possession or discharge of a weapon or firearm at a school-sponsored event or on school property – Florida Statute 790.115;
- Unlawful possession of a firearm by a minor – Florida Statute 790.22(5);
- Petit theft – Florida Statute 812.014(3);
- Neglect of a child – Florida Statute 827.03(1)(e); or
- Cruelty to animals – Florida Statute 828.12(10).
However, if you were charged with any of the above offenses, but the charges are dropped or dismissed, you may be eligible to have your criminal record expunged.
If you answered yes to all of the above, you may be eligible to seal or expunge your record.
Contact Florida Sealing and Expungement Attorney Brandon Gans today to confirm your eligibility and get started on sealing or expunging your criminal record.