Helpful Information

Expunction Clinics & Record Sealing

We will update this page periodically featuring expunction clinics and organizations assisting with record clearing. These services are not administered through Clean Slate Texas and will take you to separate organizations.

Upcoming Expunction Clinics

Abilene Expunction Expo

Friday, April 29, 2022, 9:00am-4:00pm

Application available here (Deadline to complete: March 1, 2022)

Flyer available hereFolleto en español aquí

Co-hosted by Clean Slate Texas coalition members Texas Center for Justice & Equity and Texas Fair Defense Project 

Tarrant County 6th Annual Expunction & Nondisclosure Clinic

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 8:30am-1:00pm

Details available here (scroll to bottom of page)

Co-hosted by L. Clifford Davis Legal Association & Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Waco Record Clearing and Class C Ticket Clinic - POSTPONED (previously scheduled for April 23, 2022, new date TBD)

Co-hosted by Clean Slate Texas coalition member Texas Fair Defense Project

Legal Assistance

 

Texas Fair Defense Project: TFDP provides free legal assistance to people who are entitled to criminal record clearing under the law. You can find their application for record clearing services here: http://bit.ly/tfdprecordshelp.

To apply, you must obtain and upload a DPS Criminal History Report, which provides an overview of all Texas arrests, and helps TFDP determine your eligibility to expunge or seal your records. Upload the DPS Criminal History Report with your application. For more information, please see the "Frequently Asked Questions" section on this page.

UT Law Expunction Clinic: The Expunction Clinic is administered by the Mithoff Pro Bono Program at The University of Texas School of Law. The Mithoff Pro Bono Program offers limited free legal services to individuals who meet their intake requirements. Each request for help is subject to review by the Mithoff Program. Visit here: bit.ly/helpwithrecords 

More Resources Regarding Expunctions & Record Sealing

Texas Fresh Start Guide

Georgetown University Law Center 

A free, anonymous online tool to help you assess your eligibility for expunction or sealing of your record in Texas.

 

Guide to Expunctions

Texas Law Help 

Information and instructions for people who wish to file a petition for an expunction of their criminal record in Texas.

Guide to Nondisclosures

Texas Law Help 

Information and instructions for people who wish to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of their criminal record in Texas.

 

An Overview of Nondisclosures in Texas

Texas Office of Court Administration

Detailed guide to who is eligible for order of nondisclosure in Texas.

 

Expunctions in Texas

Texas Young Lawyers Association and State Bar of Texas

Easy-to-read summary of Texas law on expunctions.

 

A Juvenile's Guide to Understanding Juvenile Records and Sealing 

Texas Department of Juvenile Justice

Brief summary of law regarding sealing of records from the juvenile justice system.