Sealing Juvenile Records Under WIC § 786(e)?

In seeking to seal juvenile records, first and foremost one needs to determine if the person was adjudicated a ward of the court under Welfare & Institutions Code (WIC) § 602. If one was found to be a ward of the court, then sealing under WIC § 786(e) cannot proceed. To read a case, which involves a somewhat common fact pattern, please click on the following link –

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