When can I expunge my arrest and criminal records in Indiana?
- 1 year after the date of arrest, arrest records that did not result in conviction can be expunged. This includes cases that were dismissed following the completion of a diversion agreement.
- 5 years after the date of conviction, misdemeanor convictions can be expunged. This includes Class D felony and Level 6 felony convictions that were reduced to a misdemeanor.
- 8 years after the date of conviction, most non-violent Class D and Level 6 felony convictions can be expunged.
- 8 to 10 years from the date of conviction or 3 to 5 years after completing one’s sentence, many major felonies can now be expunged. The waiting period depends upon the nature of the offense.