What is record sealing?

Sealing means that eligible court records are sealed from public view and are only accessible to law enforcement and some government agencies for criminal justice purposes. Cases that have been sealed/expunged should not appear on a private background check. 

To learn more about restricting and sealing your Georgia record, visit: www.gjp.org/record-restriction-expungement/faq/.

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1. What is the ACC Second Chance Desk?
2. Why a Second Chance Desk?
3. What is record restriction?
4. What is record sealing?
5. Can I clean up my Georgia criminal history?
6. What can I do if I apply for a job/housing and am denied based on my record?
7. How do I register for an appointment at the ACC Second Chance Desk?