Sealed & Expunged Records

The advisement forms on this page are for informational purposes only of your rights concerning the sealing of Adult Non-Conviction and Adult Conviction records as well as Juvenile Expungement records. This does not constitute legal advice about your case. If you choose to represent yourself, you are bound by the same rules and procedures as an attorney.

Adult Seal of Non-Conviction Criminal Justice Records

On its own motion, the Court shall order any adult acquittal or dismissal records sealed. The Court shall direct a sealing order entered pursuant to C.R.S. 24-72-705 to each custodian who may have custody of any part of the conviction criminal justice records or arrests and criminal records information that are the subject of the order. The Court shall direct that the sealing order applies to public and private custodians of the records. The Court shall provide the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and each known custodian of the conviction records with a copy of the order. 

In addition, the defendant may make an oral motion immediately after the acquittal or dismissal or may file a written motion any time after such acquittal or dismissal. This does not pertain to juvenile records for persons under the age of 18. Juveniles to follow the expungement process as outlined in C.R.S. 19-1-306(9) and 13-10-115.5. 

Juvenile Expungement of Records

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 19-1-306(9) and 13-10-115.5, expungement of all non-traffic juvenile records, apart from any pending action on other active cases, objections filed or hearing held, will be expunged forty-two days after completion of a municipal sentence and municipal court case is closed.