Criminal Record

Dealing With a Criminal Record in New York: What Are Your Options

In New York, expungement of criminal records isn’t allowed, but you could request to seal your criminal records. These sealed cases would then be eliminated from your criminal record. Your photo, palm prints, and fingerprints would likewise be destroyed, but your complete rap sheet would still be kept in a…

Severity of Crime vs. Criminal Record Expungement

It is difficult to move on when you have a criminal record. It will always show on background checks even if you are simply looking for a space to rent. While the law gives a second chance to people convicted of a criminal offense, it still is not for everyone….