Virginia’s New Record Sealing Law Has Delayed Effect Until October 2025

The Virginia General Assembly passed a new record sealing law, which will allow for the automatic sealing of some misdemeanor convictions as well as a petition-based system for lower level felony convictions. However, this law does not go into effect until 2025. The existing expungement laws remain unchanged. If you are looking for assistance with the expungement process, click here.