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Hello. My name is***** will be happy to answer your question.I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.
Unfortunately, expungement of a criminal conviction is simply not available under NY law and the only option is to apply to seal the record, which does not "erase / expunge" the record, but makes it not available to public, however it would still be made available for most government / licensing purposes.
Here is the link that explains in great detail process to seal a criminal record in NY state:
I wish you the best of luck!