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SEALING A CASE/DETAILS

CATEGORIES FOR SEALING:
CLICK ON THE CATEGORY FOR INFORMATION, ELIGIBILITY, INSTRUCTIONS & FORMS

                         (INCLUDES SEALING UNDER CRS 24-72-710 - SEE BELOW)





                     (UNDER CRS 24-72-702.5 - SEE BELOW)

 STATUTES

CRS 24-72-701-710

CRIMINAL JUSTICE RECORDS 

CRS 24-72-301-309

CRS 24-4.1-100.1 - 304

CRS 24-72-701 - 710



   VIDEO
 
WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SEALING A CRIMINAL CASE?

THIS ADDRESSES ELIGIBILITY FOR SEALING A GENERAL CRIMINAL CASE THAT DOES NOT FALL INTO ONE OF THE OTHER TYPES OF CASES LISTED HERE: 
(YOUR CASE IS NOT AN ADULT DRUG-RELATED CONVICTION; NOT AN OFFENSE CHARGED AS A MINOR; NOT AN UNDERAGE ALCOHOL & MARIJUANA OFFENSE; NOT A MISDEMEANOR MARIJUANA CONVICTION; NOT A PETTY OFFENSE OR MUNICIPAL CONVICTION)


 
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING?
 
 
CRS 24-72-710                               effective Aug 2017


Allows persons who were convicted of misdemeanors for the use or possession of marijuana to petition for the sealing of criminal records relating to such convictions

 If their behavior would not have been a criminal offense if the behavior had occurred on or after December 10, 2012   
HB-17-1266

CRS 24-72-702.5                                                                effective Aug 2016 

SEALING CRIMINAL JUSTICE RECORDS OTHER THAN CONVICTIONS - SIMPLIFIED PROCESS

      FOR PARTIES WHOSE CASE:
               - IS COMPLETELY DISMISSED, OR
               - WHERE PARTY IS ACQUITTED, OR
               - PARTY COMPLETES A DIVERSION 
                          AGREEMENT UNDER CRS 18-1.3-101, OR 
               - PARTY COMPLETES A DEFERRED
                          JUDGMENT AND SENTENCE UNDER CRS 18-1.3-102

 This Motion to Seal may be informal, and may be made in open court at the time of the dismissal or acquittal of the Defendant          
SB16-116
 INSTRUCTIONS & FORMS FOR SEALING MISDEMEANOR MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS

JDF 477 - Petition to Seal Arrest & Criminal Records
(under CRS 24-72-702.5)

JDF 478 - Order to Seal Arrest & Criminal Records
(under CRS 24-72-702.5)