Delaware court records are publicly accessible. Corrections records are not. Criminal history records may be obtained, with limitations, for research purposes, subject to agency approval.
This bill outlines eligibility conditions related to expungement of criminal records for victims of human trafficking. As such, this bill permits a person previously arrested or convicted of a crime, as a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking, to file for an expungement or motion to vacate the judgment.
This bill amended Delaware Code related to expungement of adult arrest and criminal conviction records. As outlined in this bill, cases eligible for expungement include those that were terminated in favor of the accused by reason of a nolle prosequi, dismissal, acquittal or arrests for which no criminal charges were filed.