Arkansas Juvenile Expungements (ACA 9-27-309)

  This is an Arkansas expungement statute that only applies to crimes committed before the offender turned 18. Before you read this blog, you should read these two other blogs first IF you are looking to expunge a misdemeanor or a felony in Arkansas, because they are retroactive: The Arkansas Felony Comprehensive Criminal Record Sealing…

Arkansas Drug Court Expungements (ACA 16-98-303(g))

There are two groups of offenders who qualify for expungement under this Act: (1) those undergoing a current drug court program as the Court supervising such offenders can order expungement of the offenses to which the offender pleaded to in that particular court; and (2) those individuals, who in addition to the above, have other…

Arkansas Expungements Controlled Substances Act Discharge and Dismissal Statute (ACA 5-64-413)...

This statute is a unique expungement statute that only applies to drug related charges that allows you to get an expungement even if you go to a jury or bench trial and lose. This statute was in effect from 2005 to 2014. However, if you were sentenced under this statute you may still qualify for…

The Arkansas Uniform Expungement Act of 1995 (ACA 16-90-901)

This statute has been repealed and essentially recodified by the Comprehensive Criminal Record Sealing Acts of 2013. There is no reason to try to ask for an expungement under this statute. Before you read this blog, you should read these two other blogs first IF you are looking to expunge a misdemeanor or a felony…

Arkansas Expungements Community Corrections and Punishment Act (ACA 16-93-1201)

The Community Corrections and Punishment Act is one of many expungement statutes in Arkansas. To be eligible for a disposition under this Act, the person must have been sentenced under it at the time of your conviction. Only those who committed their crime after January 1st, 1994 will be eligible. Basically, if you committed a…

Arkansas Expungements: the Youthful Offender Alternative Service Act of 1975 and...

Your conviction may have been expunged under the Arkansas Youthful Offender Service Act if you were convicted between 1975 and 1994 and sentenced under Arkansas Code Annotated 16-93-1201. Before you read this blog, you should read these two other blogs first IF you are looking to expunge a misdemeanor or a felony in Arkansas: The…