Clean your record
Reduce the impact of your California criminal record. Although true expungement does not exist in California, there may be options to clean your record depending on your situation.
The law related to cleaning your record is complicated. If you ever get stuck, consider getting legal help.
How to ask to clean your record
The way to ask to clean your record is different depending on your situation. What you choose to do, or what's possible, can depend on why you want to clean your record and what type of criminal record you have.
To get started, answer a few questions to get instructions for your situation.