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Survey of Greater Boston Area Court Procedures For Criminal Record Sealing

Date: 
10/22/2013
Author: 
Marchaun Morrison, Tasha Kates

Courts vary in how they process CORI sealing petitions.  Courts typically hold one hearing or two hearings.  A number of courts, however, deny petitions without any kind of a hearing. This is a sruvey of  local courts in greater Boston.  This chart should come in handy in advising or representing client.

This survey and chart was originally produced by Marchaun Morrison,  a Northeastern Law School student, in August 2010; it was updated by Tasha Kates in October 2013.

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