Seal/Expunge Records

Guidelines for Filing an Application to Seal/Expunge Non-Conviction(s) or Pardon

  1. Complete the Application for Sealing or Expungement of Non-Conviction(s) or Pardon. Information regarding your case(s) can be found by searching Court records. If you are unable to find your case information, please contact the clerk's office.
  2. If the Application is for a Pardon case(s), please attached a copy of the pardon to the application.
  3. There is no filing fee on Non-Conviction(s) or Pardon case(s).
  4. Once the Application has been filed with the Court, the Clerk will forward the Application to the prosecutor for review and a mandatory hearing will be set. The hearing will be scheduled not less than 45 days and not more than 90 days from the date of filing as required by Ohio Revised Code 2953.33. A hearing notice will be forwarded to you, along with your file stamped copy of the Application. Failing to appear for the hearing could result in your Application being denied and you could be required to refile the Application.
  5. If your Application for Sealing or Expungement of Non-Conviction(s) or Pardon is granted, the Court will transmit the order to the appropriate local/state agencies so that your records are removed from their systems.

NOTE: Court Clerks are not permitted to provide legal advice and cannot assist in completing the application. If you have questions, please consult an attorney.

Guidelines for Filing an Application for Sealing/Expunging Record for Conviction(s)

  1. Complete the Application for Sealing/Expunging Record(s). Applicant will need to indicate if the request is for Sealing or for an Expungement. Information regarding your case(s) can be found by searching Court records. If you are unable to find your case information, please contact the clerk's office.
  2. The filing fee is $100. Cash, credit/debit cards, checks or money orders are accepted. Check and money orders can be made payable to the Marysville Municipal Court.
  3. Once the Application has been filed with the Court, the Clerk will forward the Application to the prosecutor for review and a mandatory hearing will be set. The hearing will be scheduled not less than 45 days and not more than 90 days from the date of filing as required by Ohio Revised Code 2953.32. A hearing notice will be forwarded to you, along with your file stamped copy of the Application. Failing to appear for the hearing could result in your Application being denied and you could be required to refile the Application.
  4. If your Application for Sealing/Expunging Record is granted, the Court will transmit the order to the appropriate local/state agencies, so that your records are removed from their systems.

NOTE: Court Clerks are not permitted to provide legal advice and cannot assist in completing the application. If you have questions, please consult an attorney.