Washtenaw County Trial Court
101 E. Huron St., PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
(734) 222-3270
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Setting aside a Conviction

The process and guidelines for setting aside a 22nd Circuit Court conviction is a complicated one and assistance by an attorney is strongly recommended.  The process is as follows:

  • Adult
  • Juvenile

  • You may NOT apply to Set Aside if you have a conviction for any of the following:
    1. Felony or Attempted felony that is punishable by Life imprisonment
    2. Felony or Attempted felony for Criminal Sexual Conduct
    3. Traffic Offense
    4. More than ONE conviction
    • You are eligible to apply if the following time guidelines have been met:
    1. Not imprisoned 5 years from the date of conviction
    2. Imprisoned 5 years from the date of release from prison

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