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Code of Virginia
Title 19.2. Criminal Procedure
Chapter 23.1. Expungement of Criminal Records

§ 19.2-392.3:1. Motion for the disclosure of expunged police and court records in a civil case.

In action for damages against a locality or a law-enforcement officer arising out of or relating to charges where a petition for the expungement of police and court records for such charges is pending or where the police and court records have been expunged, any party to such action may file a motion in the court in which the action is pending, or in the court where the petition for the expungement of police and court records was or is pending, for the release of the expunged records for use in the civil litigation, and, upon motion and for good cause shown, such police and court records shall be ordered to be released and the penalties set forth in this chapter relating to disclosure of such expunged records shall not apply.

2023, c. 465.

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