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Pennsylvania Expungement: FAQ
Many people wonder what an expungement is, how it might affect their lives and how one can be obtained in Pennsylvania.
Please read the following to learn more about expungement in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
An expungement is the removal of information from official records about a conviction for a crime committed in Pennsylvania.
No. After a criminal record is expunged, certain records may be retained by officials to help make determinations in the future regarding parole eligibility and similar matters. But if someone such as a prospective employer searches for a record of criminal convictions, the expunged records won’t be available to them.
Anyone who has reached the age of 70 and has not been arrested or prosecuted in the previous 10 years.
A person convicted of a summary offense who has not been arrested or convicted for five years following the summary offense conviction.
Examples of summary offenses include public drunkenness and retail theft.
Someone 21 years old or above convicted of underage drinking violations, if they’ve successfully completed all terms of their sentence
Anyone who has been convicted of any of the following if the victim was under age 18:
Statutory sexual assault
Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse
Aggravated indecent assault
Crimes relating to obscene sexual materials