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Setting Aside Arrest and/or Conviction
Josephine County Circuit Court
District Attorney’s Office Policy Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions
Mail: 500 NW 6th St., Dept. 16
500 NW 6th Street, Rm 202
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-5200
Fax: (541) 474-5201
Contact: District Attorney Joshua J. Eastman
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Closed 12:00-1:00 pm
Setting Aside Arrest and/or Conviction

Oregon Revised Statute ORS 137.225 allows some types of records to be erased from a person’s Computerized Criminal History (CCH).  You are encouraged to read this statute to help you decide if you qualify to have an item taken off your record.  A link to the Oregon Revised Statutes is available on the District Attorney home page.  Forms and general instructions are below.  Please note that convictions for traffic offenses are not able to be set aside.

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Instructions on how to apply to set aside an arrest.

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Forms for applying to set aside an arrest record.

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Instructions on how to apply to set aside a conviction.

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Forms for applying to set aside a conviction.

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2017 Oregon Revised Statute regarding setting aside an arrest and/or conviction.

Oregon Revised Statute defining what constitutes a traffic offense. Convictions for traffic offenses are currently not eligible to be set aside.
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