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Ohio’s Expungement Law Has Changed

Effective September 28, 2012, Ohio changed its expungement law to allow more people to qualify to have the record of their conviction sealed.  It used to be that only “first offenders” were eligible. That meant that if you were convicted of more than one crime, you weren’t eligible for an expungement.

Now, you need only be an “eligible offender.”  An “eligible offender” is someone “who has not more than one felony conviction, not more than two misdemeanor convictions if the convictions are not of the same offense, or not more than one felony conviction and one misdemeanor conviction in this state… Read the rest