In Minnesota, juvenile records can have a long-lasting impact on a young person’s life. Even minor offenses committed as a juvenile can appear on background checks and impact job opportunities, housing, and education. Minnesota law does provide a path to expunge juvenile records under certain circumstances.
Expungement is sealing or destroying records of criminal charges or convictions. When a record gets expunged, it is no longer accessible to the public or most employers, landlords, or educational institutions. Minnesota