If you have an order expunging your record then take a copy of it to the police department, court clerk, and prosecutor's office for that district. Tell them the arrest still shows up on background checks and ask them to remedy the situation. If they fail to take action within a reasonable time then you may need to petition the local courts to enforce the old expungement order. If that step is necessary then I would consult local counsel for assistance.
Do everything in writing and document the names of everyone you speak with.
This happens pretty frequently. My prediction is the police or sheriff's department where you were arrested failed to do the expungement process.
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Are there standard forms or formated documents that I can submit to the court of that county would do the same thing?
You already have the expungement order so submitting an expungement form would not be the process to take. Basically this is going to come down to whether the law enforcement department that entered your arrest information will cooperate or not. If they don't you'll have to petition them into court to enforce your expungement order. This should not be necessary and I think if you consult the prosecutor's office, they will know the law and try to help you get it done more quickly and efficiently. Normally the law enforcement departments will listen to the prosecutor's office.
There are no standard forms for this process.
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I appreciate the accept but I still want you to be satisfied. I will leave this post open and you should feel free to reply if I can help you clarify anything.
Good luck at the police department.
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