How can I get a record sealed or expunged?

Florida Statutes, 943.0585 and 943.059, set forth the criteria that must be met in order to be eligible to have a criminal history record sealed or expunged. In addition, these statutes also state that in order to have a criminal history record sealed or expunged within the State of Florida, an individual   must   first   make   application   to   the   FDLE   for   a   Certificate   of   Eligibility . Please note that the issuance of a Certificate of Eligibility does not mean that your criminal history record will be ordered sealed or expunged. It merely indicates that you are statutorily eligible for the type of relief that is being requested.

The FDLE provides applications for Certification of Eligibility to the Clerk of Courts in all sixty- seven (67) counties throughout the State of Florida. These application packages may be obtained from the Palm Beach County Clerk of the Court at . If you reside outside the State of Florida, you may request that an application package be mailed to you from the Clerk of the Court.

Once this packet has been completed, accepted by the Clerk of the Court, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the State Attorney's office, this agency will be notified, and court ordered to follow either the seal or expungement order as outlined in the court documents. You will not be required to provide the Palm Springs police department with any documents as this will come directly from the Clerk of the Court.

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