This toolkit tells you what you need to know if you would like to ask a court to set aside an adult criminal conviction from your past. If your conviction is set aside, it cannot be seen by the public. This toolkit is only for you if you were convicted as an adult. For general information about setting aside a conviction, read the Articles on this page. Review the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to ask the court to set aside your conviction, use the Court Forms links for help preparing the forms you will need. Use the Checklist below to make sure you followed all the steps in the process. The links under Court Information will tell you about the court that will handle your case.