Expungement is a legal action to seal records so they are no longer seen by the public. In Minnesota, expungement is primarily used for criminal and eviction records. The Expungement clinic provided by this library deals with criminal expungements.
Expungement clinics are intended to be a one-time event to assist those who are representing themselves in the courts. Expungement clinics are held in January, March, May, July, September, and November.
- This clinic is taught as a class, sometimes with private time for individual questions after the classroom portion.
- Please plan to arrive in the Law Library 15 – 20 minutes early to get checked in.
- Registration in advance is required, and space is limited. You may register in person in the Law Library, by phone 507-218-3778, or via Email.
The September 2018 Expungement Clinic will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Registration for this clinic will open on August 20, 2018 at 8:00 am. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. A waiting list will be kept if the clinic fills.