eligibility requirements

Learn more about Clean Slate expungement eligibility requirements.

Non-eligible convictions

Find out what convictions cannot be expunged from a criminal record.

Expungement Process

Find out the steps involved in the expungement process.

Clean Slate FAQs

Read answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Opening Doors to Better Jobs, Housing and Educational Opportunities

SEMCA Michigan Works! is now providing professional legal assistance to eligible participants for the State of Michigan Clean Slate Expungement Program.

Residents of the SEMCA Michigan Works! region, which include Monroe County and Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit), can use this free service*, regardless of where the conviction occurred.

Services through SEMCA Michigan Works!

If you are unemployed or want to explore career options leading to better employment, you owe it to yourself to visit one of the American Job Centers operated by SEMCA Michigan Works! Our staff are trained Career Coaches who can assist you in the exploration of new careers and the education/training options to achieve your dreams. 

All services are free to those seeking employment, regardless of your job situation, education level, experience or skill level. Job Seekers can access the following services through Michigan Works!:


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