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Reduce or dismiss convictions on your criminal record

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Clear My Record is a free, non-profit service from Code for America for people with a criminal record in San Francisco. We are not a law firm and the information on this site is not legal advice.

Apply to Clear My Record in 3 easy steps:

1. Apply online

Fill out the pre-screener to help the public defender understand your history.

2. Check your eligibility

A public defender will pull up your criminal record and figure out what record clearance options make sense for you.

3. Wait for next steps

In about 4 weeks, you’ll receive a letter from the public defender with your results and instructions on next steps.

Apply today to learn if you qualify

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Clean Slate is the San Francisco Public Defender's record clearance program

Applications to Clear My Record will go to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. Once they receive your application, they will send you a letter with next steps.

Clear My Record is a free, online service made by Code for America. It is for people who have a criminal record in San Francisco. It was made by Code for America, who works with government to make their services easier to use. Code for America is not a law firm and the information on this site is not legal advice.

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It could take up to one year to clear your record. Start today.

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