A lot of people who’ve been arrested for DUI / OVWI want to know how long it’s going to stay on their record. DUI / OVWI law in Indiana is complicated, so what looks like a straightforward question actually has four different answers.

A. If You’re Not Convicted

If you beat the case—whether that’s through a dismissal of charges, a not guilty verdict, or a vacated judgment—you have to wait one year from the date of your arrest. After a year has passed, you can petition the court for expungement of the records related to the arrest or criminal charges.

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