Early Juvenile Expungement Reasons for Denial

Pursuant to Section 943.0515(1)(b)2, Florida Statutes, an application for Early Juvenile Expungement will be denied under any of the following circumstances:
  1. The appropriate State Attorney has declined to approve the applicant for expungement under Section 943.0515(1)(b)2.

  2. At the time of submission of the application, the applicant was younger than 18 or older than 21 years of age.

  3. The applicant was charged by the prosecutor with or found to have committed a criminal offense, in a jurisdiction of the state or within the United States, within the 5-year period before the application date.

  4. The applicant would not qualify for “automatic” expungement, at age 21, under Section 943.0515(1)(b)1.

  5. The offense to which the application pertains was not committed (or alleged to have been committed) before the applicant reached 18 years of age.
NOTE:  Failure to include the sworn statements from the applicant required by the statute will cause the application to be rejected as incomplete.