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expunction

[ik-spuhngk-shuh n] /ɪkˈspʌŋk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of expunging; erasure.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Late Latin expūnctiōn- (stem of expūnctiō) a blotting out, equivalent to Latin expūnct(us) blotted out (past participle of expungere to expunge) + -iōn- -ion
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  • Determine if your conviction or record of arrest is eligible for expunction.
  • Laws that provide for the expunction of old or unsubstantiated reports also are discussed.
  • Once the expunction is ordered, the party may claim that the record never existed or occurred.

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