ARE THERE ANY CONVICTIONS THAT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO BE SEALED?
Any offense that requires a mandatory prison sentence is not eligible to be sealed.
An offense that is a felony of the first or second degree is not eligible to be sealed.
The majority of violent felonies and violent first-degree misdemeanors are not eligible to be sealed.
The majority of sex offense convictions are not eligible to be sealed.
The majority of convictions in which the victim is a child under 18 are not eligible to be sealed.
Certain offenses in Chapters 4507, 4511 or 4549 of the Ohio Revised Code cannot be sealed. (i.e. DUI’s)
Bail forfeitures in a traffic case as defined in Traffic Rule 2 cannot be sealed.
You are not eligible for sealing of a conviction if you have any pending charges. You also are not eligible if you have already had a conviction sealed.
WHAT IS “SEALING OF RECORDS”?
WHO CAN FILE FOR SEALING OF RECORD?
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO WAIT BEFORE I CAN APPLY TO HAVE MY RECORD SEALED?
WHAT IS THE FILING FEE FOR A SEALING OF RECORD?
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE SEALING APPLICATION IS FILED?