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Expungement/Pardon of Criminal Record

Superior Court

Family Court

Adult Juvenile

Court of Common Pleas

If the case was terminated, disposed of or concluded in the Court of Common Pleas, the Petition for Expungement is filed with the Prothonotary Office located in Superior Court.

Justice of the Peace Court

If the case was terminated, disposed of or concluded in the Justice of the Peace Court, the Petition for Expungement is filed with the Prothonotary Office located in Superior Court.

Petition for Pardon

Instructions and Forms for filing a petition for pardon