If you were to begin the process of sealing or expunging your Florida arrest record now, it would likely take 4-6 months to complete.
Expunging a record requires the assistance of the state attorney's office in the county in which the case was disposed.
Sealing a record does not require the assistance of the state attorney's office, which usually results in a quicker processing time than expunging a record.
You can learn more about the differences between sealing and expunging a criminal record.
Attorney Eric Matheny is an expungement and sealing attorney representing clients in sealing and expungement matters in all Florida counties.