2014 Louisiana Laws
Code of Criminal Procedure
CCRP 976 - Motion to expunge record of arrest that did not result in a conviction

LA Code Crim Pro 976 What's This?

Art. 976. Motion to expunge record of arrest that did not result in a conviction

A person may file a motion to expunge a record of his arrest for a felony or misdemeanor offense that did not result in a conviction if any of the following apply:

(1) The person was not prosecuted for the offense for which he was arrested, and the limitations on the institution of prosecution have barred the prosecution for that offense.

(2) The district attorney for any reason declined to prosecute any offense arising out of that arrest.

(3) Prosecution was instituted and such proceedings have been finally disposed of by dismissal, sustaining of a motion to quash, or acquittal.

Acts 2014, No. 145, §1.

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