Do I Need to Show Justifiable Need to Obtain a Permit to Carry a Handgun?

The New Jersey Attorney General has announced that applicants for a handgun permit will no longer be required to show “justifiable need” to obtain a permit. If you need help with obtaining a handgun permit, the Law Office of Jason … Read More

Expungement Granted for Aggravated Assault, Obstructing, Resisting Arrest, and Improper Behavior Arrest

In April, I petitioned for an expungement on behalf of a client who had an arrest on her record from 2014. She was arrested for Aggravated Assault under NJSA 2C:12-1B(5)(A), Obstructing under NJSA 2C:29-1A, Resisting Arrest under NJSA 2C:29-2A(1), and … Read More

Is A Disorderly Persons Offense A Crime In New Jersey?

The short answer is “yes.” Disorderly persons offenses fall under the 2C Code of Criminal Justice and a conviction would appear on your background check. Offenses in New Jersey that are considered felonies in other states are referred to as … Read More