Pennsylvania Passes Clean Slate Law

Pennsylvania Passes Clean Slate Law

PA courts began automatically sealing eligible criminal and summary records under Clean Slate on June 28th, 2019. Eligible offenses that will be shielded from public view include non-convictions, second and third degree misdemeanor convictions, summary convictions, and other non-violent misdemeanor convictions.

Individuals convicted of the following offenses are eligible for Clean Slate:

• Second and third degree misdemeanors, and misdemeanors punishable by two years or less in prison

• Summary convictions

• Charges not resulting in convictions

Individuals convicted of the following offenses are not eligible for Clean Slate:

• Crimes involving danger to persons

• Crimes against families

• Firearm offenses

Learn more about this latest law change: PA Clean Slate Law

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