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There are certain requirements that must be met in order to set aside a conviction in Michigan. These requirements are as follows:

  • You cannot have more than one (1) conviction.
  • You are only allowed to expunge one (1) conviction in total.
  • Your previous conviction cannot be a sexual felony, a traffic offense, or a conviction which resulted in a life sentence.
  • You cannot set aside a conviction until at least five (5) years after the conviction occurred.

In order to apply for an expungement, you must file a motion with the court in which you were convicted. provides a free online eligibility test where you can easily check if you qualify for this service.

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