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

New Guidance from Attorney General Regarding Marijuana Cases in Municipal Court

On August 29, 2018, the Attorney General of New Jersey released a Memorandum of Guidance regarding the prosecution of marijuana offenses in municipal court. This Memorandum states that municipal prosecutors may not adopt a policy categorically dismissing marijuana charges. However, … Read More

Expungement Granted for Distribution of Marijuana and Shoplifting

In October of 2017, I petitioned for an expungement on behalf of a client who had two arrests and convictions on his record. He was arrested for Shoplifting and convicted in the Teaneck Municipal Court. On another occasion, he was … Read More

An Expungement Can Help Your Job Search

One of the main reasons to get an expungement of your arrest or conviction is to help with your job search. Many employers will request a copy of your criminal history and may turn you down for the job based … Read More

DWI and Child Endangerment in New Jersey

In New Jersey, if you are charged with DWI and a child is present in the car, you could also be charged with endangering the welfare of a child under 2C:24-4. DWI and child endangerment charges are both very serious. … Read More