ALABAMA EXPUNGEMENT LAW

The law took effect July 7, 2014.

This allows you to a chance to clear your record and move on with your life.

What types of cases are included in the new Alabama Expungement Law.

MISDEMEANOR CASES

Where the charge is dismissed with prejudice

When the charge has been no billed by a grand jury

When the person has been found not guilty of the charge

When the charge was dismissed without prejudice, has not been refilled and the person has not been convicted of any other felony or misdemeanor crime, any violations, or any traffic violations excluding minor traffic violations, during the previous two years.

FELONY CASES Non Violent Felonies

Where the charge is dismissed with prejudice

When the charge has been no billed by a grand jury

When the person has been found not guilty of the charge

One year after completion of a diversion program

In some instances dismissed without prejudice more than five years ago

When the charge was dismissed without prejudice, has not been refilled and the person has not been convicted of any other felony or misdemeanor crime, any violations, or any traffic violations excluding minor traffic violations, during the previous two years.