Florida DNA Database Removal

Under Florida Statute 943.325, a person arrested for any of the below categories of felony offenses must provide a DNA sample during the booking process.

  • Assault and Battery: Aggravated Assault, Felony Battery, Aggravated Battery, etc.
  • Burglary and Trespass
  • Homicide: First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, Manslaughter, etc.
  • Lewd or Lascivious Acts
  • Sexual Battery: Rape, Statutory Rape, etc.
  • Theft and Robbery

Removal of DNA Sample

A person may petition the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to remove a DNA sample obtained as a result of their arrest from the Florida DNA database if they can show that their case resulted in a:

  • Dismissal;
  • Acquittal (Foung Not Guilty);
  • Reversal on Appeal.

Contact Criminal Defense Lawyer Richard Hornsby

If you were arrested in Central Florida or the Greater Orlando area and believe you are eligible to have your DNA sample removed from the Florida DNA database, contact Criminal Defense Lawyer Richard Hornsby today.

The initial consultation is free and I am always available to advise you on the proper course of action that can be taken.