What is the difference between having a record sealed and expunged?

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asked Jul 2 in Law/Ethics by Robecont (300 points)
What is the difference between having a record sealed and expunged?

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answered Jul 2 by Jodie (17,670 points)
A sealed record and an expunged record is similar but the difference between a sealed record and an expunged record is that the expunged record will no longer exist in the governments or law enforcement's database and can never be recovered.

A sealed record is still available in the database and doesn't ever go away although it should no longer effect you in anyway but it's still there.

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