Form AOC-497.2 "Petition for Expungement (For Acquittal, Dismissal, or Failure to Indict)" - Kentucky

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NOTE: A SEPARATE PETITION MUST BE FILED FOR EACH CRIMINAL CASE AND THE CHARGE(S) MUST BE LISTED
IN THIS MOTION FOR THE CHARGE(S) TO BE EXPUNGED.
AOC-497.2
Doc. Code: PEXA
Case No. ____________________
Rev. 7-20
Page 1 of 2
l e x
Court ________________________
e t
j u s t i t i a
Commonwealth of Kentucky
County ______________________
Court of Justice
www.kycourts.gov
PETITION FOR EXPUNGEMENT
Division ______________________
(FOR ACQUITTAL, DISMISSAL, OR FAILURE TO INDICT)
KRS 431.076
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
PLAINTIFF
VS.
________________________________________________ NAME
DEFENDANT
________________________________________________ ADDRESS
________________________________________________
(
)
_________________________________PHONE NUMBER
Jail ID Number ________________ (optional)
Defendant's Birthdate: ______________ Defendant's SSN: ______________ Violation/Arrest Date: _______________
Comes now the Defendant herein and petitions the Court, pursuant to KRS 431.076, to expunge the following charges
which were either acquitted, dismissed, or did not result in indictment in the above-referenced case:
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
In support of this Petition, the Defendant states as follows: (check all that apply)
 At least sixty (60) days prior to filing this Petition, the Defendant was acquitted of the above-listed charge(s) and the
charge(s) was/were not expunged pursuant to KRS 431.076(1)(a);
 At least sixty (60) days prior to filing this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were dismissed with prejudice
and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense and the charge(s) was/were not expunged
pursuant to KRS 431.076(1)(a);
 For felony charges, at least three (3) years prior to the filing of this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were
dismissed without prejudice and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense;
 For misdemeanor charges, at least one (1) year prior to the filing of this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were
dismissed without prejudice and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense; AND
 The above-listed felony charge(s) originally filed in District Court has/have not resulted in an indictment by the grand
jury or in an information filed by the Commonwealth’s Attorney, and six (6) months have elapsed since
the date of the District Court decision to hold the matter to the grand jury.
The Defendant prays that this Petition for Expungement for Acquittal, Dismissal, or Failure to Indict be granted and that this
Court enter an Order that the following agencies expunge any records in the agencies' custody regarding these charges:
LIST AGENCIES AND ADDRESSES HERE: (Records may be held at multiple agencies. Please identify any government
agency that may have a record of your charge(s) such as, but not limited to, jail facilities or arresting agencies.)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
NOTE: A SEPARATE PETITION MUST BE FILED FOR EACH CRIMINAL CASE AND THE CHARGE(S) MUST BE LISTED
IN THIS MOTION FOR THE CHARGE(S) TO BE EXPUNGED.
AOC-497.2
Doc. Code: PEXA
Case No. ____________________
Rev. 7-20
Page 1 of 2
l e x
Court ________________________
e t
j u s t i t i a
Commonwealth of Kentucky
County ______________________
Court of Justice
www.kycourts.gov
PETITION FOR EXPUNGEMENT
Division ______________________
(FOR ACQUITTAL, DISMISSAL, OR FAILURE TO INDICT)
KRS 431.076
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
PLAINTIFF
VS.
________________________________________________ NAME
DEFENDANT
________________________________________________ ADDRESS
________________________________________________
(
)
_________________________________PHONE NUMBER
Jail ID Number ________________ (optional)
Defendant's Birthdate: ______________ Defendant's SSN: ______________ Violation/Arrest Date: _______________
Comes now the Defendant herein and petitions the Court, pursuant to KRS 431.076, to expunge the following charges
which were either acquitted, dismissed, or did not result in indictment in the above-referenced case:
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
CHARGE: _________________________________
In support of this Petition, the Defendant states as follows: (check all that apply)
 At least sixty (60) days prior to filing this Petition, the Defendant was acquitted of the above-listed charge(s) and the
charge(s) was/were not expunged pursuant to KRS 431.076(1)(a);
 At least sixty (60) days prior to filing this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were dismissed with prejudice
and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense and the charge(s) was/were not expunged
pursuant to KRS 431.076(1)(a);
 For felony charges, at least three (3) years prior to the filing of this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were
dismissed without prejudice and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense;
 For misdemeanor charges, at least one (1) year prior to the filing of this Petition, the above-listed charge(s) was/were
dismissed without prejudice and said dismissal was NOT in exchange for a guilty plea to another offense; AND
 The above-listed felony charge(s) originally filed in District Court has/have not resulted in an indictment by the grand
jury or in an information filed by the Commonwealth’s Attorney, and six (6) months have elapsed since
the date of the District Court decision to hold the matter to the grand jury.
The Defendant prays that this Petition for Expungement for Acquittal, Dismissal, or Failure to Indict be granted and that this
Court enter an Order that the following agencies expunge any records in the agencies' custody regarding these charges:
LIST AGENCIES AND ADDRESSES HERE: (Records may be held at multiple agencies. Please identify any government
agency that may have a record of your charge(s) such as, but not limited to, jail facilities or arresting agencies.)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
AOC-497.2
Case No. ___________________________
Rev. 7-20
Page 2 of 2
Note: Defendant/Petitioner must sign this petition in the presence of a notary or the circuit court clerk so that the
clerk can witness his/her signature.
_____________________________, 2______
____________________________________________
Date
Defendant/Petitioner Signature
Subscribed and sworn to before me by ____________________________________________ this ________ day of
__________________________, 2_______.
____________________________________________
My Commission Expires: _________________________
Notary/Clerk
By: ____________________________________, D.C.
NOTICE TO COMMONWEALTH/COUNTY ATTORNEY
If this Petition is brought under KRS 431.076(1)(c) a response may be fi led within ninety (90) days after the fi ling of the
Petition. If a response is not fi led, the charges will be dismissed without prejudice and an order shall be entered expunging
the records. If a response is fi led, the Court shall dismiss the charges without prejudice ninety (90) days after the fi ling
of the response.
For Clerk Use Only
This Petition for Expungement was sent on the ________ day of _________________________, _______, to Defendant/
Petitioner or his/her Attorney; the County or Commonwealth's Attorney, as appropriate.
____________________________________________
Clerk
By: _______________________________________ D.C.
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