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In March 2013, I pleaded guilty to NYC Admin Code 19-506(b)(1)

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In March 2013, I pleaded guilty to NYC Admin Code 19-506(b)(1) and paid the fine of $500 at TLC court. Is this a criminal conviction? Will I have a criminal record and how can I erase this record? And when job application asks for any conviction besides minor traffic violation, would this be beyond minor traffic violation?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 10 months ago.
Hello,

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am an experienced NYS criminal lawyer.

This matter could be treated in criminal court or handled as an administrative proceeding in fromt of a magistrate for the Taxi and Limousine Commission.

If you did not appear in criminal court but appeared before a TLC magistrate, then your offense was treated as a civil infraction and you do not have a criminal record.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.

Do I need to state this guilty plead or convictions for any job or gov't application if they ask for convictions beyond minor traffic violations?

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 10 months ago.
No, you don't have to state it because it was handled internally by the TLC as an administrative and not a criminal proceeding.

If this were treated as a criminal conviction, you'd have come before a regular judge in criminal court.
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