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Want to expunge your criminal or juvenile arrest or conviction?


GET A FRESH START - EXPUNGE YOUR RECORD


  Under New Jersey law, an expungement is an extraction and isolation of records pertaining to one's criminal history. Therefore, expunged criminal records in New Jersey are not "erased," or "destroyed," but segregated and not generally available when someone does an "official search." An "official search" is a search in which one does with a court system or law enforcement. After a judge grants an expungement order, a petitioner will receive a signed court order from the judge stating that the offense "...shall be deemed not to have occurred and the petitioner may answer any questions accordingly." The courts, detention or correctional facilities, law enforcement agencies, and probation departments must remove all expunged records to an isolated location. Thus, all expunged records are no longer publicly available.

  The general public, employers, insurance companies, landlords, adoption agencies, creditors, or the like performing a background check will not have access to such records. A requestor will receive the message "no record."

  Kindly note that in New Jersey, traffic offenses including DUI/DWI cannot be expunged. Only criminal/juvenile cases can be expunged under New Jersey law. Some of the benefits you can receive from expunging your record include:

  Criminal Charges or Convictions Removed/Sealed.
  Drug Charges or Convictions Removed/Sealed.
  Juvenile Charges or Convictions Removed/Sealed.
  Complaints and Warrants Removed/Sealed.

  Fingerprints and Photographs Removed/Sealed.
  Processing Records and Index Cards Removed/Sealed.
  Rap Sheets and Commitments Removed/Sealed.
  Judicial Docket Records Removed/Sealed.

Eligibility:


Crime
Eligibilty
Timeframe
Juvenile Delinquency Offenses Expungeable, depending on some conditions Call us for consultation, every case is different
Records of Young Drug Offenders Expungeable, depending on some factors Call us for consultation, every case is different
Disorderly Persons Offenses (Including Petty Offenses) Expungeable, depending on some conditions Call us for consultation, every case is different
Indictable Criminal Offenses Expungeable, depending on some conditions Call us for consultation, every case is different
Ordinance Violations Expungeable, depending on some factors Call us for consultation, every case is different
Arrests Not Resulting in Conviction Expungeable, with no limit Call us for consultation, every case is different



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