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Do you have an Ohio arrest or conviction that you need to have sealed so that you can have more opportunities in life? In Ohio, you can seal multiple convictions, including felonies, if enough time has passed and you show a judge your deservingness for relief. We have helped thousands of people clear their records across our country. We want to use our expertise to help you too.

An Ohio conviction or arrest can show up on a background check and really ruin your chances at a new job or place to live. It can also just be plain embarrassing for you. We want to help you remove this stigma by getting your record sealed.

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Sealing a Conviction Record in OH

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 2953.32 you may be eligible to apply for the sealing of your conviction record. If you were convicted of a 3rd degree felony, you must wait at least 3 years after your final discharge to apply. If you were convicted of a misdemeanor or any other level of eligible felony, you must wait one year after your final discharge to apply. The only exception is if your record includes a conviction for soliciting or accepting improper compensation, you must wait seven years after your final discharge to apply. Once your application is received and processed by the court a hearing will be scheduled. The court will then notify the prosecutor of the hearing date, giving the prosecutor the right to object to the granting of your sealing application.

In order to qualify to get your conviction sealed in Ohio, you must meet the following requirements:

  • First you must be an “eligible offender”. There are different ways to qualify as an eligible offender, determined by the number of convictions on your record and seriousness:

    • If the highest level of any of any cases on your record is a 3rd degree felony or lower (4th or 5th degree felonies or misdemeanors) and you have no offenses of violence or felony sex offenses on your record, you are an eligible offender and can have an unlimited number of convictions cleared from your record.
    • If you do have a more serious conviction on your record, you can still be an eligible offender so long as you don’t have more than 2 felonies and not more than 4 total convictions on your record.
  • You must meet a waiting period that is determined by the level of the conviction you are seeking to seal:

    • 3rd Degree Felonies – 3 years from the final discharge from your sentence
    • Conviction for Soliciting or accepting improper compensation – 7 years from the final discharge of your sentence
    • All other offenses – 1 year from the final discharge of your sentence
  • You must not have any pending criminal proceedings against you

  • You must not be convicted of any of the prohibited offenses that are not eligible to be sealed, these are listed in Ohio Revised Code Section 2953.36

  • You must be successfully rehabilitated to the court’s satisfaction. This means that the judge believes you are deserving of the relief. The judge will consider the following factors to determine if you have successfully rehabilitated:

    • your age,
    • the facts and circumstances of the offense,
    • whether you continued or stopped the criminal behavior,
    • your education and employment, and
    • any other circumstances that may relate to your rehabilitation.
  • The court will also consider the prosecutor’s objections, your interests in having the record sealed and the government’s interest in keeping the records accessible to public.

Ohio Arrest Record Sealing - No waiting period

Ohio Revised Code Section 2953.52 allows for dismissed cases to be sealed either immediately or after two years if it was a grand jury no bill. There is no limit to the number of dismissed cases you can have on your record, and even if you are not eligible for the Conviction Record Sealing, you can have any of your dismissed cases sealed. Once sealed, the arrest comes off of your record, and it is treated as if it never occurred.

Process OH for Record Sealing

Sealing cases in Ohio take about 4 to 5 months depending on the court that your application must be filed in.

We handle your case from start to finish. We first research, then compose and file your application with the court. We respond to any prosecutor opposition and send one of our top attorneys to court to represent your interests in front of the judge. Your appearance in court will probably not be mandatory. You can call us for updates or simply check online on our exclusive case management system to see what is going on in your case. We charge a low flat price for the above work, and the price backed by a price match guarantee.

Everyone’s situation is unique. If more time has passed since you were convicted, you usually have a better chance for success. This is because we can then show more examples of the positive things that you have been doing in your life.

Record Sealing in OH can change your life for the better. Want to get started now? Take this eligibility test today and you can get the process started immediately.


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* In some instances a report from the Department of Public Safety may need to be obtained. This may require you to be fingerprinted and you may need to pay an additional approximate amount of $3.00 if you receive the report from your local Sheriff's Station, or $22.00 or $24.00 if you receive it from your local WebCheck location.

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