Expungement Eligibility for Convictions
N.C.G.S. §15A-145 Misdemeanor Conviction Under the Age of 18
Any person who enters a guilty plea or is found guilty of a misdemeanor when under the age of 18 can have that misdemeanor expunged from their record so long as the following conditions are met:
- The person was under the age of 18 when the offense was committed;
- Two years have passed from the date of conviction; and
- The person has not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, other than a traffic offense, during the two years immediately following the conviction date.
The court will assess a $175.00 fee upon filing. A complete AOC form with the necessary information and several affidavits must also be attached to the AOC form.
N.C.G.S. §15A-145.1 Gang Offense Under the Age of 18
N.C.G.S. §15A-145.2 Controlled Substance Offense Under the Age of 22
N.C.G.S. §15A-145.3 Toxic Vapor Offense Under the Age of 22
N.C.G.S. §15A-145.4 Non-violent Felony Under the Age of 18
Expungement Eligibility for Non-Convictions
N.C.G.S. §15A-146 Dismissal or Not Guilty
Any person with a felony or misdemeanor that was dismissed or found not guilty is eligible to have the charge expunged so long as that person was not previously convicted of a felony. If a charged is dismissed resulting from compliance with a deferred prosecution agreement with the State, the Court will charge a $175.00 fee upon the filing of the expungement petition. If the charge was dismissed or the person was found not guilty, there is no fee.
N.C.G.S. § 15A-147 Identity Theft/Misidentification
N.C.G.S. §15A-149 Pardon of Innocence
N.C.G.S. §7B-3200 Juvenile Record