A New Day-Expungement & Name Change Event


Applications Are No Longer Being Accepted

*This event only applies to offenses that occurred in Calcasieu Parish.

***We are not accepting phone calls or walk ins to discuss your inquiry.

**** This event is NOT a free event. Participants who have been accepted will receive an expungement at a reduced cost.


Volunteer Application

If you would like to be a volunteer for this event, please fill out this application and email it to newday@cpdao.org.

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offenses not eligible for expungements:

For purposes of this event, convictions of the following offenses are not eligible for expungements.  You may still be eligible for an expungement, but you will have to contact a private attorney for advice and assistance.  

 

 The following are NOT eligible for expungements at this event:

 

1.     Arrests and/or convictions not from Calcasieu Parish (in other words, no federal charges, no charges from other parishes or other states)

2.     Juvenile arrests and convictions

3.     Misdemeanor or Felony arrests or convictions of

a.      Sex offenses;

b.     Crimes where the victim is a minor;

c.      Domestic abuse battery; or

d.     Stalking

4.     Convictions of Distribution of CDS (but a charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute can be expunged)

5.     Convictions of crimes of violence - § 14:2

·        Aggravated arson

·        Aggravated burglary

·        Aggravated crime against nature

·        Aggravated criminal abortion by dismemberment

·        Aggravated criminal damage to property*

·        Aggravated flight from an officer

·        Assault (including)

o   Aggravated assault

o   Aggravated assault upon a dating partner

o   Aggravated assault upon a peace officer

o   Aggravated assault with a firearm

o   Assault by drive-by shooting

o   Domestic abuse aggravated assault

·        Battery (including)

o   Aggravated battery*

o   Aggravated second degree battery

o   Battery of a police officer

o   Second degree battery*

o   Second degree sexual battery

o   Sexual battery

·        Battery of a dating partner (including)

o   By burning that results in serious bodily injury

o   By strangulation

o   By the intentional infliction of serious bodily injury

o   By the intentional use of force or violence committed with a dangerous weapon

·        Carjacking

·        Criminal abortion

·        Disarming of a peace officer

·        Domestic Abuse Battery (including)

o   By burning that results in serious bodily injury

o   By strangulation

o   By the intentional infliction of serious bodily injury

o   By the intentional use of force or violence committed with a dangerous weapon

·        False imprisonment; offender armed with dangerous weapon

·        Feticide (including)

o   First degree feticide

o   Second degree feticide

o   Third degree feticide

·        Home invasion

·        Human trafficking

·        Intentional exposure to AIDS virus

·        Kidnapping (including)

o   Aggravated kidnapping

o   Second degree kidnapping

o   Simple kidnapping

·        Manslaughter

·        Murder (including)

o   Solicitation for murder

o   First degree murder

o   Second degree murder

·        Purse snatching*

·        Rape (including)

o   Aggravated or first degree rape

o   Forcible or second degree rape

o   Simple or third degree rape

·        Robbery (including)

o   Armed robbery

o   Armed robbery; use of firearm; additional penalty

o   First degree robbery

o   Second degree robbery

o   Simple robbery*

·        Second degree cruelty to juveniles

·        Stalking

·        Terrorism

·        Trafficking of children for sexual purposes

·        Vehicular homicide, when the operator's BAC exceeds .20

 

·        Violation of a protective order if the violation involves a battery or any crime of violence as defined by this Subsection against the person for whose benefit the protective order is in effect

*The “starred” offenses may be eligible for an expungement if you have more than 10 years have passed since completion of sentence, and you have no convictions of any kind and no pending charges.  This is also true for the offense for Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities