Nevada Revised Statutes Section 176A.265 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Sealing of records after discharge.

1. Three years after a defendant is discharged from probation pursuant to NRS 176A.260, the court shall order sealed all documents, papers and exhibits in the defendantís record, minute book entries and entries on dockets, and other documents relating to the case in the custody of such other agencies and officers as are named in the courtís order if the defendant fulfills the terms and conditions imposed by the court and the Division. The court shall order those records sealed without a hearing unless the Division petitions the court, for good cause shown, not to seal the records and requests a hearing thereon.

2. If the court orders sealed the record of a defendant discharged pursuant to NRS 176A.260, the court shall send a copy of the order to each agency or officer named in the order. Each such agency or officer shall notify the court in writing of its compliance with the order.

Last modified: February 25, 2006