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Sealing and Expunging Criminal Records (2016)

Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement

This memorandum discusses Colorado law on the subject of the expungement of juvenile delinquency records, including the offenses that may not be expunged, and provides information about sealing adult arrest records, criminal records other than convictions, and conviction records. Further information about the process of expunging and sealing records may be found on the Colorado Judicial Branch website.

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