These are many offenses that can be expunged, but not all the offenses. If you do not see your criminal charge, please do not hesitate to contact any of our attorneys with any questions.

570 Offenses

Appropriation for Cable Services – 570.039

Feigned blindness – 570.053

Stealing leased or rental property – 570.057

Alteration or removal of item numbers with intent to deprive owner– 570.085

Issuing a false instrument or certificate – 570.100

Passing bad check – 570.120

Fraudulently stopping payment on an instrument – 570.125

Fraudulently procurement of a credit or debit card

Deceptive business practice – 570.140

Financial exploitation of an elderly person with a disability – 570.145

Commercial bribery – 570.150

Library theft, guilty of stealing – 570.210

Misapplication of funds for financial institution – 570.217

Check kiting – 570.220

Misappropriation of financial property – 570.225

Facilitating a theft of cable television services – 570.300

Operating an audio/visual recording device in a motion picture theatre – 570.302

Misuse of Military medals – 570.350

Fraud or deception obtaining instruction permits, drivers license or non-drivers license – 570.375

Mass manufacture, possession of five or more fake I.D.s – 570.380

Unlawful receipt of public assistance benefits or EBT – 570.400

Conversion of public assistance benefits or EBT card – 570.402

Unlawful transfer of public assistance benefits – 570.404

Perjury for the purpose of obtaining public assistance – 570.408

 

WEAPON OFFENSES THAT ARE ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT

571 Offenses

Armed Criminal Action – 571.015

Defacing a firearm – 571.045

Possession of a defaced firearm – 571.050

 

 

OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER THAT ARE EXPUNGEABLE

574 Offenses

Private Peace Disturbance – 574.020

Disrupting a house of worship – 574.035

Unlawful assembly – 574.040

Rioting – 574.050

Refusal to disperse – 574.060

Drunkenness’ or drinking in certain places – is expungeable

Institutional vandalism – is expungeable

Cross burning (need to look further into this) – 574.140

Unlawful funeral protest – 574.160

Interference with medical assistance – is expungable

 

 

DRUG OFFENSES WHICH ARE EXPUNGEABLE

579 Offenses

The following drugs are offenses are expungeable:

Possession of a controlled substance – 579.105

Delivery of a controlled substance – 579.020

Distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location – that’s a Class A felony

Unlawful distribution or delivery or sale of drug paraphernalia – 579.040

Fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance – 579.045

Manufacture of an imitation of a controlled substance – 579.050

Manufacture of a controlled substance – 579.055

Unlawful sale, distribution or purchase of over-the-counter methamphetamine precursor – 579.060

Trafficking drugs in the 1st Degree, as a Class B Felony – 579.065

So trafficking is actually expungeable.

Trafficking in the 2nd degree is also expungeable.

Creating a danger – 579.070

Furnishing the materials for the production of a controlled substance – 579.072

Unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia – 579.074

Unlawful manufacture of drug paraphernalia – 579.076

Possession of an imitation controlled substance – 579.078

Delivery of an imitation controlled substance – 579.080

Marketing of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine – 579.082

Distribution of controlled substance in violation of registration requirements – 579.084

Unlawful delivery of a controlled substance by a manufacture or distributor – 579.086

Tampering with a prescription or drug prescription order – 579.090

Possession of anhydrous ammonia – 579.095

Inhalation or inducing others to inhale solvate fumes for causing certain actions prohibited – 579.097

Inducing or possession with intent to induce symptoms by use of certain solvents and other substances – 579.099

Possession or purchase of solvents to aid others in violations – 579.101

Selling or transferring solvents to cause certain symptoms – 579.103

Keeping or maintaining a public nuisance – 579.105

Possession of methamphetamine precursors  – 579.110

 

Copy of suspicious transaction report of certain drugs to be submitted to chief law enforcement officer – 579.115

Distribution of prescription medication on school property – 579.150

Possession of prescription medication on school property – 579.155

Prior and persistent offenders

That’s going to be the extent of drugs.

 

 

ARSON, BURGLARY, TRESPASSING AND RELATED OFFENSES ARE EXPUNGEABLE

569 Offenses

Possession of a tool to break into a vending machine – 569.075

Tampering in the 1st Degree – 569.080

Tampering in the 2nd Degree – 569.090

Tampering with computer data – 569.095

Tampering with computer equipment – 569.097

Tampering with computer users – 569.099

Property damage in the 2nd degree – 569.120

Unlawfully entering or defacing a cave or cavern – 569.135

Polluting cave or subsurface waters – 569.137

Trespass in the 1st degree – 569.140

Trespass in the 2nd degree – 569.150

Trespass of a school bus – 569.155

Burglary in the 2nd degree – 569.170

Possession of burglary tools – 569.180

 

OFFENSES AGAINST PERSONS

565 Offenses

Offenses against persons are rare and probably prohibited.

Harassment in the 1st degree – 565.090

Harassment in the 2nd degree – 565.091

Interference with custody – 565.150

Parental kidnapping – 565.153

Failure to report elder abuse – 565.188

Filing a false elder abuse or neglect report – 565.189

Abuse of an elderly person or person with a disability or vulnerable person is actually expungeable which is shocking and that is a Class A misdemeanor – 565.184

Stalking in the 1st degree – 565.225

Stalking in the 2nd degree – 565.227

Unlawful posting certain information on the internet – 565.240

Invasion of privacy – 565.252

Failure to pay child support/criminal nonsupport – 568.040

All gambling and lottery offenses are expungeable as long as they are not Class A felonies.

 

 

OFFENSES AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

575 Offenses

Offenses against the administration of justice are expungeable.

Hindering a prosecution – 575.030

False affidavit – 575.050

False decorations – 575.060

Proof of false reports – 575.080

False bomb report – 575.090

Tampering with physical evidence – 575.100

Tampering with a public record – 575.110

False impersonation – 575.120

Simulating legal process – 575.130

Filing a nonconsensual common law lien – 575.133

Signal or directing of law enforcement or fire department to use

Resisting arrest – 575.150

Interference with legal process – 575.160

Refusing to make an employee available for service process – 575.170

Failure to execute an arrest warrant – 575.180

Refusal to identify a witness – 575.190

Tampering with electronic monitoring equipment – 575.205

Violating a condition of lifetime supervision – 575.206

Disrupting a judicial proceeding – 575.250

Tampering with the judicial proceeding – 575.260

Tampering with a witness or a victim – 575.270

Acquiescing to corruption – 575.280

Improper communication – 575.290

Misconduct by a jury – 575.300

Misconduct in administration of justice – 575.320

 

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFENSES

577 offenses

 

Driving while intoxicated – 577.010

Boating while intoxicated – 577.013

Boating with an excessive blood alcohol content – 577.014

Consumption of alcohol beverages while driving – 577.017

Unlawful use of water skis and surf boards – 577.024

Negligent operation of vessel – 577.025

Leaving the Scene of an Accident – 577.060

Failure to report a shooting – 577.068

Damage to State property – 577.073

Unlawful disposition of a dead animal – 577.076

Abandonment of airtight or semi-airtight containers – 577.100

Construction or use of a waste disposal well  –  577.155

Prohibiting the use of a life jacket – 577.161

Leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle: 1st and 2nd degree  –  577.300

Failure to comply with ignition interlock device requirements – 577.599

Renting, lending or leasing a vehicle to a person required to comply with ignition interlock requirements – 577.600

Failure to notify another of ignition interlock requirements – 577.605

Tampering with or circumventing the operations of interlock device – 577.612

Transporting of illegal aliens – 577.675

Illegal re-entry – 577.685

Vulgar or profane language passenger under the influence of alcohol or drugs on a bus – 577.709

Removal of baggage or cargo without owner’s permission – 577.718

 

MISCELLANOUS OFFENSES ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT

 

Animal neglect – 578.009

Animal trespass – 578.011

Animal abuse – 578.012

Recording of farm animals alleged to be abused or neglected – 578.013

Knowingly releasing an animal – 578.029

Unlawful removal of an electronic dog collar or radio transmission device – 578.028

Causing a dog to pursue a live animal propelled by a device – 578.025

Spectating dog fighting – 578.026

Dog fighting – 578.025

Keeping a dangerous dog  –  578.024

Keeping a dangerous wild animal  – 578.023

Cock fighting – 578.050

Desecration of flags – 578.095

Interference with lawful hunting, fishing or trapping 1st and 2nd degree – 578.150 578.152

Baiting or fighting animals – 578.173

Bear wrestling – 578.176

Sports bribery – 578.398 578.399

Participating knowingly in a criminal street gang – 578.423

Unlawful fishing, hunting or trapping on private land  – 578.520

Unlawful retrieval or large or small game – 578.525

 

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