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This category concerns issues an adult or juvenile may have with their criminal record, including access to it, confidentiality of it, expungement (or masking, or cleaning) it, or other concerns.
The following is a general overview to the expungement process.“Expungement” means an individual’s criminal record is sealed, but not destroyed.This guide provides basic information about how to seal (expunge) a record of arrest or conviction in Louisiana’s Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, and Washington Parishes. In the limited circumstances where expungement is possible, the process is relatively simple and usually can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to people helping themselves.