EXPUNCTION OF RECORD OF CONVICTION PURSUANT TO
T.C.A. § 40-32-101(g)
IF YOU WERE CONVICTED OF OR PLED GUILTY TO TWO (2) OR MORE CRIMES ARISING FROM SEPARATE CRIMINAL EVENTS. YOU CANNOT HAVE THE CHARGES EXPUNGED
Before any petition to expunge a record pursuant to T.C.A. § 40-32-101(g) can be filed the following steps must be successfully completed and the required documents attached.
- You must have no other convictions anywhere other than the one to be expunged.
- You must have completed all terms of imprisonment, probation or parole. At least five (5) years must have elapsed since the completion of the sentence imposed for the offense. If the sentence included probation or parole, the sentence was completed at the end of the probation or parole.
- You must have met all conditions of supervised or unsupervised release, such as parole, probation, or community service, as evidenced by an official statement from the agency responsible for supervising your release, such as the State parole office, the State or County probation or community service agency.
- You must have paid all fines, court costs and other assessments
- You must have completed payment of any restitution and provide evidence of the payment(s).
The conviction must be for either a Class E felony included in the inclusion list attached or a Misdemeanor that is NOT included on the exclusion list attached.
If so required by the conditions of the sentence imposed, you must have remained free from dependency on or abuse of alcohol or a controlled substance or other prohibited substance for a period of not less than one (1) year.
You must pay a fee of $350 to the Clerk of the Court where the conviction was entered at the time of filing the Petition.
If the Court grants this petition to expunge, it will not alter voting rights or any citizenship rights. Further action would be required to have those rights restored.
You understand that filing a petition for to expunge a conviction under T.C.A. § 40-32-101(g) does not guarantee that the petition will be granted by the Court.
You understand that statements made in the filed petition to expunge are made under penalty of perjury in connection with an official proceeding.