After I complete the ARD program, how do I get my charges expunged?

Once your ARD case has been closed out successfully, the probation department will mail a dismissal petition and a letter with instructions to you. They will be sent to the address we have on record for you. You must sign the dismissal petition in front of a notary, have the petition notarized, and return the signed and notarized petition to your probation officer. Your probation officer will sign the dismissal petition. It will then be submitted to the judge to sign. Two copies of the completed petition are made. A copy will be sent to you, and a copy will be kept in our office. The original is sent to the Clerk of Courts. Your internal record in our office will be expunged. A completed dismissal order is sent to the magisterial district judge and the arresting police department then forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Police for expungement from the central repository. This is a lengthy process that can take up to six months to complete.

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1. What is the difference between probation and parole?
2. What is the difference between a county and a state sentence?
3. What is ARD?
4. After I complete the ARD program, how do I get my charges expunged?
5. What are the general conditions of Probation/Parole supervision in York County?
6. What are the arrest powers of probation officers in Pennsylvania?
7. How do I find out who the assigned probation officer is for an individual?
8. May someone on probation/parole or intermediate punishment leave the state?
9. How can I find out how much I owe for costs, fines, and restitution?
10. Where are fines, court costs, and restitution paid?
11. What happens if I do not pay my total in full before I come off probation?
12. I have an after hour emergency, what do I do?