Expunge Dismissed Charges or Findings of Not Guilty - N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-146
N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-146 entitles a person to the expungement of charges that were either dismissed or for which there were findings of not guilty entered. Ther person cannot have any felony convictions on their record, either before or since the charge that the petitioner is attempting to expunge. The statute does NOT allow expungement if the person has previously been granted an expungement under 15A-145, 15A-145.1, 15A-145.2, 15A-145.3, or 15A-146. There are no filing fees assessed for filing a petition for an expungement under 15A-146.
Quck Facts for 15A-146:
- Do Other Convictions Disqualify? Yes, any felony convictions.
- Do Previous Expunctions Disqualify? Yes, if granted under 15A-145, 15A-145.1, 15A-145.2, 15A-145.3, or 15A-146.
- Are There Filing Fees for this Expungement? No.