Minn. Stat. § 609A.02 spells out the statutory grounds for an expungement. In order to get the full remedy – i.e. sealing of the BCA records – you must be eligible for a statutory expungement. If you are not eligible, then you are left with an inherent authority expungement. The following are the statutory grounds for an expungement:
It is important to understand that the time limits prescribed above are merely the minimal time limit before which you may file for an expungement.
Any conviction of an offense that requires registration as a predatory offender is not eligible for an expungement.
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