Juvenile Offenses

Under Kentucky law, whether a juvenile offense may be expunged depends on what KRS Chapter the offense was adjudicated or determined under:

KRS CHAPTERS THAT MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT:

630;

635; and

645

These typically include misdemeanors, status offenses and violations and mental health issues.

KRS CHAPTERS THAT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT:

620; and

640

These typically include felonies and certain other crimes.

In addition, a person is barred from receiving an expungement for a felony or juvenile offense after the person’s unconditional release from commitment or the court’s jurisdiction over the person has terminated. KRS 610.330

If you are unsure about whether your record juvenile record is eligible for expungement, you may want to sit down with us and review your options and criminal record before you file for an expungement. Feel free to email or call for more information.