Costs to File an Expungement in Louisiana

A. Except as provided for in Code of Criminal Procedure Articles 894 and 984, the total cost to obtain a court order expunging a record shall not exceed five hundred fifty ($550) dollars.

B. The nonrefundable processing fees for a court order expunging a record shall be as follows:

(1) The Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information may charge a processing fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for the expungement of any record of arrest when ordered to do so by the court in compliance with the provisions of this Title.

(2) The sheriff may charge a processing fee of fifty ($50)dollars for the expungement of any record of arrest when ordered to do so by the court in compliance with the provisions of this Title.

(3) The district attorney may charge a processing fee of fifty ($50)dollars for the expungement of any record of arrest when ordered to do so by the court in compliance with the provisions of this Title.

(4) The clerk of court may charge a processing fee not to exceed two hundred ($200) dollars to cover the clerk’s costs of the expungement.

This does not include any attorney fees in the event you hire an attorney for assistance.

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