Sealing Criminal Records Colorado

This legal office gives information on sealing records so you do not have negative impacts in seeking employment.  A record seal in Colorado is when a person gets his/her criminal history hidden from public view. Once a criminal record is sealed, it no longer comes up on background checks. So a record seal can greatly improve a person’s employment prospects.

Record seals are not available to everyone under Colorado law. Offenses that may be sealed include

The record sealing process in Colorado typically involves

  1. obtaining copies of past police reports,
  2. filing a petition with the court, and
  3. paying a filing fee.

If the court grants a record seal, the person can legally deny ever having been arrested or convicted of a crime (with rare exception).

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