Expungement And Sealing of Criminal Records In NY

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Struggling to find employment due to a criminal record? or housing? New York state laws provide options for individuals looking for a fresh start. Expungement and sealing of criminal records may be available to those who qualify.   In this blog, we will explore the process of felony expungement in New York, how to expunge… Read more »

Criminal Defense Attorney: We Can Make A Difference In Your Case

The Bench in the Courtroom in the Wasco County Courthouse

Have you ever wondered what a criminal defense attorney does and why you might need one?  Let’s discuss the importance of criminal defense attorneys, the role they play in the legal system, and how we at the Law Offices of Norman Mattar can make a difference in your case.  What is a criminal defense attorney?  … Read more »

Probation in New York and How it Works

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What is probation?  When you are convicted of a crime in New York for either a misdemeanor or felony case, the court may choose supervised probation for you instead of incarceration. If you are placed on probation, you will need to follow a strict set of rules and meet with your probation officer on a… Read more »