Updates to NJ Expungement Laws Effective February 2021

On February 15, 2021, sweeping new changes went into effect for the expungement laws in New Jersey. These updates will help people who are seeking expungement of indictable convictions (also known as criminal convictions or felony convictions), disorderly persons convictions … Read More

Expungement Granted for Ramsey Shoplifting Case

On January 4, 2021, my client was granted an expungement of his Ramsey Municipal Court case. He was originally arrested for shoplifting under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11B(2). He pled guilty in court to disorderly conduct under N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2A(1). This meant that he … Read More

Electronic Filing for Expungement Now Available in NJ

The New Jersey Judiciary has just announced that a new electronic system for filing expungements is available for use. This new system makes filing for an expungement more cost effective and efficient. Previously, petitioners would have to serve various agencies … Read More

Expungement Granted for Theft By Deception Arrest Record

On January 11, 2019, my client was granted an expungement of his arrest record for theft by deception (2C:20-4A). My client was originally charged in the Paramus Municipal Court but was also charged with an additional count and his case … Read More

NJ Supreme Court Rules on Drug Court Expungements

On January 8, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided In the Matter of the Expungement of the Arrest/Charge Records of T.B. (A-18/19/20-17) (079813). This case involved three individuals who had criminal records and entered the drug court program pursuant … Read More

Expungements and Marijuana Business Law

New Jersey may be legalizing recreational marijuana in the near future and many people are inquiring about how to get into the business once it is legalized. If you are thinking about entering the industry and you have a criminal … Read More

Appellate Division Reverses Denial of Expungement for Probation Violations

On March 19, 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided the Matter of the Expungement of the Criminal Records of E.C. (A-5175-15T4). In this case, E.C. initially pled guilty to third-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. She was … Read More