Working to transform the child welfare system.

 

Eliminates contests to regular sealing hearings for juvenile court records and fact finding related to whether the respondent has completed the terms & conditions of the disposition.

Exempts dismissals of deferred dispositions from a requirement that juvenile court records be immediately sealed upon acquittal or dismissal with prejudice. 

Expands a prohibition on sealing juvenile records by motion to include persons convicted of any serious violent offense while allowing court discretion to seal the records after 10 years without conviction or adjudication