Before petitioning for an expungement, you will need to determine if you qualify for an expungement in North Carolina. With the recent changes to expungement laws, this step can be quite confusing. Below, we answer common questions about the requirements for an expungement in NC.


What is an Expungement?

In North Carolina, an expungement is when a judge orders a record sealed so the public cannot see it.  The purpose of the expungement is to seal a record as if the charge or conviction had never occurred.  While the SBI, and soon prosecutors, can see y