SEALINGS / EXPUNGEMENTS

Sealings / Expungements

In January of 2018, New York State’s Sealing Law took effect, and Mr. Petrus was one of the first ones, if not the first one, to win one for his client that month over the objections of the New York County District Attorney’s office. Indeed, sealings are serious motions that require a seasoned lawyer. The District Attorney’s office can oppose them and often does.

Sealed Records: After 10 Years (CPL 160.59)


In New York State, there technically is not an Expungement statute. However, there still is a form of relief. In January of 2018, New York State’s Sealing Law took effect, and Mr. Petrus was one of the first ones, if not the first one, to win one for his client that month over the objections of the New York County District Attorney’s office. Indeed, sealings are serious motions that require a seasoned lawyer. The District Attorney’s office can oppose them and often does. If you are interested in having your criminal case sealed, please contact our office.

 

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