2014 Louisiana Laws
Code of Criminal Procedure
CCRP 985.1 - Interim motion to expunge a felony arrest from criminal history in certain cases resulting in a misdemeanor conviction

LA Code Crim Pro 985.1 What's This?

Art. 985.1. Interim motion to expunge a felony arrest from criminal history in certain cases resulting in a misdemeanor conviction

A. A person may file an interim motion to expunge a felony arrest from his criminal history when that original arrest results in a conviction for a misdemeanor. In such cases, only the original felony arrest may be expunged.

B. The interim motion to expunge a felony arrest which results in a misdemeanor conviction from criminal history is separate and distinct from an expungement of a final conviction pursuant to Articles 976, 977, and 978 of this Code.

C. Except as provided in Paragraph D of this Article, an interim motion to expunge a felony arrest from criminal history shall follow the same procedures and fees established pursuant to the provisions of Article 979 et seq of this Code.

D. An interim motion to expunge shall not be subject to the time limitations provided for in Articles 977(A)(2) or 978(A)(2) of this Code, and there shall be no restriction on the number of interim expungements which may be granted.

Acts 2014, No. 145, §1.

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