Sealing of violation convictions New York

Asked over 1 year ago - Bronx, NY

What is the essence of sealing violation in NY when anyone has an access to it if they visit county court house?

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  1. Marco Caviglia

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    Answered . A court order is required to access a sealed file.

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  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . No one besides the defendant has access to a sealed case at the court house. If someone asks they are usually told there is no public record.

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  3. Edwin Drantivy

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    Answered . Not everyone has access to sealed records.

  4. Abdul-Wali Abdullah Muhammad

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    Answered . Access to sealed files is limited, even for the defendant's attorney.

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