If I was charged with Petite larceny misdemeanor in New York, and I am relocating to Minnesota, can I get it expunged there?

Asked 6 months ago - Duluth, MN

I was charged with falsifying business records, petite larceny, I just want to know if I move to another state if I can get it expunged or sealed when I move from New York to Minnesota.

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  1. Samuel John Edmunds


    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . This would be a question for a New York attorney regarding New York law. You cannot try to expunge a case from another state in Minnesota.

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  2. Tricia Dwyer

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    Answered . You should secure a NY licensed attorney for assistance with this matter. Generally, such a petition is filed in the county in which the underlying criminal charge was filed. Tricia Dwyer Esq.

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  3. Maury Devereau Beaulier

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Any expungement must occur in the state where the offense occurred.

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  4. William W Housley


    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . This matter must be addressed in NY. Consult with an attorney in that jurisdiction.

    Answer is for informational purposes only and does not create an attorney-client relationship.

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Business records

Small business records are documents recording business dealings, including accounting documents, meeting minutes, memoranda, and contracts.

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