Under New York Criminal Procedure Law §160.50 permits the "sealing" of cases where charges were dismissed, vacated, set-aside, not filed, or otherwise terminated. Misdemeanor
and felony convictions are not eligible. If one of the charges had been dismissed that one may have been eligible for an expungment
A person is not considered convicted for Gun Control Act purposes if he has been pardoned, had his civil rights restored, or the conviction was expunged or set aside, unless the pardon, expungement
, or restoration expressly provides the person may not ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms. See 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(20) and (a)(33).
You may be eligible to apply for Relief
From Disability under New York's Correction Law §§701
You will have to see if you are eligible under the definitions and rules of construction contained in Correction Law §700
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