Q: How do you get a record of “no record” from an arrest that was dismissed? In New York City specifically.
Arrest happened 8 years ago and all supporting documents are missing. The case ended up getting an adjournment in contemplation of a dismissal and was dismissed and sealed. I need a court certified record that it either was dismissed or that no record exists.
A: Go to the criminal clerk in the courthouse where the case was located. Request a Certificate of Disposition. They should be able to find it with your name and date of birth; and, if not, they'll give you a "no records" certificate. Should cost you between $5 - $15.
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