- Must live in Wayne County (except the city of Detroit), or Monroe County
- Up to three felonies and an unlimited number of misdemeanors, with certain conditions on the types of offenses that qualify:
- No more than two assaultive crimes may be expunged
- No more than one felony conviction for the same offense if the offense is punishable by more than 10 years imprisonment
- Most traffic offenses will be eligible for expungement. This excludes convictions for:
- Traffic offenses that cause injury or death
- Commercial Driver License (CDL) violations
Impaired Driving Misdemeanor Expungement
- Misdemeanor marijuana possession and use that would not have been considered crimes after recreational marijuana was legalized in Michigan. Judges must grant expungements if prosecutors don’t object.
- Multiple felonies or misdemeanors arising from the same 24-hour period are treated as one conviction for the purposes of expungement.
- None of the offenses can be assaultive, involve the use or possession of a dangerous weapon
- None of the offenses can carry a maximum penalty of 10 or more years in prison
- The waiting period to apply after a person’s monitoring by the justice system ends (i.e. sentencing, probation, release from incarceration, parole, or whichever occurred last) will be:
- Three years for misdemeanors
- Five years for serious misdemeanors or one felony
- Seven years for multiple felonies