Juvenile records show as part of your criminal history and can effect your eligibility for potential job opportunities, cause you embarrassment, and have other harmful affects on your life. New York allows for the sealing of juvenile records under Welfare and Institutions in order to prevent these harmful consequences.
Sealing means that records held by the police department, the court, the district attorney, and the probation department will be sealed and treated as if they never existed. If someone asks these agencies about a sealed record, the law requires the agencies to answer that they "have no record of that matter." The law says that you can legally say that you were not adjudicated or arrested.
The typical case in New York takes about 8 to 10 months. The courts operate on a first-come, first-served basis, so the sooner you start, the sooner your record can be sealed.
Our flat-fee includes all costs. We will conduct the research, file the necessary motions, respond to written or oral opposition from the District attorney, and send one of our attorneys to court to argue the case in front of the judge.
In most cases, you will not have to physically appear in court. You can let us handle all the work, while you track the progress of your case online.
We have helped hundreds of people seal their record and we serve all of New York. Our low-price is unbeatable. Trust us to make sure you get the best deal and the maximum amount of relief.
Our exclusive Expedited Criminal Database Update service allows us to have the leading background check companies reflect changes to your criminal record in less than 14 days, instead of months and even years like our competitors.
|NY Juvenile Record Sealing||Our Law Firm||Typical Law Firm|
|Pays Court Costs||Yes||No|
|Specializes in Record Clearing||Yes||No|
|Get started with 4 interest-free payments of only $312.50.|
* This price includes all filing fees and court costs. In some instances a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation report may need to be obtained. This may require you to be fingerprinted and you may need to pay an additional approximate amount of $25.
|Better Business Bureau "A" rating|
|Attorney evaluates case|
|Perform case research|
|Prepare supporting evidence|
|Prepare initial motion|
|Attorney review motion|
|Deliver motion to court|
|Pay filing fee (excluding Illinois & Texas)|
|Respond to any D.A. opposition|
|Attorney attends required hearing|
|Attorney argues case in court|
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Law Firm of Higbee & Associates
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New York, NY 10005
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