New York Expungement Lawyer
Expungement deals with removing a criminal record. Criminal records are available to prospective employers, lenders and others interested in handling background checks. Individuals with criminal records sometimes find employment opportunities unavailable to them because of this negative mark against them.
The expungement of a criminal record in New York involves the process of having a court seal the record. In some circumstances, an individual can apply for an expungement in the state of New York on traffic violations and loitering. If you’re arrested, there’s a permanent record made of the arrest. Even if you are not convicted, the arrest still exists. Criminal records today are open to the general public.
Once the decision is made to expunge an arrest record, all copies of your arrest record will be returned to you or destroyed.
In the state of New York, misdemeanor convictions can, under certain circumstances, be expunged. Juvenile offenses may also be expunged, but this depends on the severity and the circumstances of the crime. Felonies in the state of New York cannot be expunged!
Contact a New York Criminal Attorney
Contact the Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel to discuss your case and our qualifications to represent you. Feel free to call toll free, any time, day or night, at 1-800-344-6431 or contact us at 718-350-2802. You can also reach us in Nassau County at 516-561-6645.