Juvenile Record Expungement - Resources
Juvenile Record Expungement Laws
The Maryland laws addressing juvenile record expungement are found in the Maryland Code and the Maryland Rules of Procedure. See the Gateway to Maryland Law for websites that provide the Code and Rules online.
- Maryland Code: the juvenile record expungement statute is Section 3-8A-27.1 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article.
- Maryland Rules: the juvenile record expungement rule is Rule 11-601.
- Form 11-601, Petition for Expungement of Juvenile Records, is filed by an individual (the petitioner) who is seeking the expungement of her or his juvenile records.
- Form 11-603, Certificate of Compliance, Filed by a custodian of juvenile records to inform the juvenile court that the custodian complied with an order for expungement of juvenile records.
- CC-JRE-002, Petition for Release of Confidential Information/Order of Court, is used by a petitioner to ask the juvenile court to provide the petitioner with information from the petitioner’s juvenile case.
- Form CC-JRE-005, Notice of Right to Object to Expungement of Juvenile Records, is sent to each victim and family member, along with a copy of the expungement petition. It explains why the victim or family member is being contacted, and how he or she can object.
- Form CC-JRE-006, Objection to Expungement of Juvenile Records, can be used by a victim or family member to notify the court of any objection to the expungement petition.