N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 725.15
Sealing of records

Except where specifically required or permitted by statute or upon specific authorization of the court that directed removal of an action to the family court all official records and papers of the action up to and including the order of removal, whether on file with the court, a police agency or the division of criminal justice services, are confidential and must not be made available to any person or public or private agency, provided however that availability of copies of any such records and papers on file with the family court shall be governed by provisions that apply to family court records, and further provided that all official records and papers of the action shall be included in those records and reports that may be obtained upon request by the commissioner of mental health or commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities, as appropriate; the case review panel; and the attorney general pursuant to section 10.05 of the mental hygiene law.

Source: Section 725.15 — Sealing of records, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/725.­15 (updated Dec. 20, 2019; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Dec. 20, 2019

§ 725.15’s source at nysenate​.gov

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