Florida Department of Law Enforcement
In order to obtain a certificate of eligibility so that you may, in turn, petition the court to seal or expunge your criminal history record, you or your attorney must do the following things pursuant to Florida statutes sections 943.0585(2) and 943.059(2): Section “A” of the application must be completed and signed in the presence [...]
What type of background checks are conducted by FDLE to determine my eligibility to have a criminal history record sealed or expunged?
The FDLE conducts three types of checks to determine your eligibility: criminal history record checks through the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC); national record checks through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and driving history checks through the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV). If you are interested in getting your criminal [...]
FDLE will obey a certified court which states that a particular criminal history record is to be sealed or expunged. Once FDLE seals or expunges the criminal history record, a notification letter will be sent by FDLE to the arresting agency (or agencies) involved with your case. The notification letter informs the agency that FDLE [...]