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I plead guilty to NYS VTL 1192.1 over ten years ago. I was wondering if it possible to have this expunged from my record.

Huntington, NY |

I believe this is onl a traffic vioation I do not want it to effect any employment opportunites. Thanks

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  1. Normally, New York State Criminal Procedure Law §160.55 provides for the return of fingerprints, photographs and sealing of a defendant’s conviction of a violation of the penal code or a traffic infraction. A conviction of a “violation” of the penal code should not be confused with a conviction for misdemeanor or felony, which can not be sealed under New York State law. However, Driving While Abilities Impaired (1192.1) is a traffic infraction it is specifically exempted from the application of this statute.

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