Who gets a copy of my order to seal or expunge?

If you qualify to have your criminal history record sealed or expunged and a court of competent jurisdiction enters an order sealing or expunging it, the law in Florida requires that the Clerk of Court certify a copy of the order and sending it to the Florida State Attorney's Office or the Statewide Prosecutor's Office as well as the arresting agency. The arresting agency then has to send a certified copy of the court order to all the agencies they know has received a copy of the criminal history information, including any agency that was involved in the transfer, detention, extradition, or other interaction with the defendant. Examples of agencies other than the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) include the Florida Department of Corrections, Teen Courts, and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

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