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Georgia law allows for the expungement (or purging) of criminal arrest records. Note that the terms "expungement" and "purging" are used interchangeably in Georgia.
The state of Georgia offers two procedural paths to expungement of your arrest record. Which one may be applicable for you simply depends on the circumstances of your case. You can request an expungement if:
What this means is that under Georgia law, if you were convicted of the crime you were arrested for, you cannot have that conviction expunged. Georgia expungement applies only to arrests that were subsequently dropped without charges.
to reduce restitution you would have to file a motion for a reduction and ask the judge to reduce the restitution