Posts by Matthew Lanthier

What You Need to Know About Having Juvenile Records Sealed

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California law allows you to have your juvenile records sealed in most cases. Once your juvenile records are sealed, the juvenile proceedings are legally deemed never to have occurred. The sealing order will include a date for expungement (destruction) of the records.  This article will answer questions about the process and effect of sealing juvenile records in California. Learn about sealing adult records here. Continue reading →