Can I get my pardoned case restricted and sealed?

Maybe. Starting Jan. 1, 2021, many pardoned offenses are eligible to be restricted and sealed. Your conviction can’t be for a serious violent felony, or a sexual offense. You can’t have any convictions (other than a non-serious traffic offense) since the pardon was granted. You also can’t have any pending charges. If you meet this criteria, you can petition the court in which the conviction occurred. The judge will decide if the harm to you clearly outweighs the public’s interest in the criminal history record information being publicly available.

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