“Sealing” and “expungement” are words that certain jurisdictions sometimes use interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. A granted expungement deletes and destroys a record and treats it as if it never occurred—sealing does not do this. The attached resource includes updated law changes, effective April 2023 and addresses the following topics:

  1. What offenses cannot be sealed or expunged?
  2. Have you satisfied the waiting period?
  3. When can a person apply?
  4. How does a person apply?
  5. Why should a person apply?

In order to view the attached guide to adult conviction sealing and expungement in Ohio click below: