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The State of Arizona asks for the following information on

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The State of Arizona asks for the following information on an application: "Have you ever had a record expunged from a felony or misdemeanor conviction?" If a record is expunged, does it have to be disclosed? If so, what is the purpose of expunging a record?



expungement means the criminal history record is physically destroyed, and can't be accessed. the clerk of court still retain a copy of the expunged record, but it is inaccessible to the public - but an individual who has a criminal record expunged must still reveal that record in certain circumstances


AZ law allows the person who is the subject of a criminal history record that is expunged may lawfully deny or fail to acknowledge the arrests covered by the expunged record, except when the subject of the record


1. Is a candidate for employment with a criminal justice agency

2. Is a defendant in a criminal prosecution

3. Concurrently or subsequently petitions for relief for expungement

4. Is a candidate for admission to The Arizona Bar



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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Can you give me the ARS (Arizona Revised Statute) or other pertinent documentation to that fact state in 1-4? Thank you.

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