Can I get a DWAI, DWI, Violation or Midemeanor expunged from my record?

Asked over 1 year ago - Buffalo, NY

I was charged with DWAI in 2003, DWI in 2004 and most recently a DWI in 2011. Since my last conviction I have quit drinking, joined AA, landed a great job, been a great father to my 2 girls, got engaged and started a business and will be buying a house in May. Basically I have turned my life around. The only thing missing is my license. The new legislation passed on Sept.25th will keep me from driving until I am eligible to reapply in 2017. My lawyer who represented me in my last DWI claims he cannot help me get my license back and suggested I try another attorney. The lady at the DMV suggested I get one of my DWI's taken of my record. I have hit a wall and need some help. Can you help me?

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  1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Unfortunately, that cannot be done at this time.

    Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
    Immediate Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association 11'-12'
    Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo
    1103 Stewart Ave, Suite 200
    Garden City, NY 11530
    516-408-3666 (o) / 516-408-3833 (f)
    Jlopiccolo@hbclaw.net

    I am a criminal defense attorney practicing in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City. The above information is not a... more
  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . NY does not expunge and convictions for DUI or driving while imparied never seal.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Michael J Palumbo

    Pro

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . Yes I can help you and what I would do would be to evaluate all of your DWI cases and pick one to move the court to vacate on equitable grounds.

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