In the state of Kentucky you may have your criminal record expunged and not ever have to disclose the offense or nature of crimes to most prospective employers in the future. Dismissal and acquittal of cases commonly lead to expungement on the state of Kentucky. After 5 years most violations of misdemeanor nature can be petitioned for expungement. If however, you have cases pending against you, you’ve committed a crime against since, or committed a felony or crime(s) against a minor you will be ineligible for expungement.