How Does the Expungement Process Work?

1. If I am hired to take your case, I will draft the “Verified Petition for Expungement” that we will be filing with the court. 2. I will send it to you for you to review. 3. You will then … 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

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

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

New Amendments to the Expungement Statute

On April 18, 2016, the new amendments to New Jersey’s expungement statute went into effect. Two of the most notable changes are as follows: NJSA 2C:52-2(a) now allows for the expungement of one indictable offense and up to two disorderly … Read More

Bergen County Assault Arrest Expungement Granted

On March 7, 2016, my client was granted an expungement of his arrest for assault. He was charged with assault in the Teaneck Municipal Court. On December 9, 2015, we appeared in the Teaneck Municipal Court and negotiated a dismissal … Read More

Mental Health Expungement Override Vote Fails

On December 3, 2015, the New Jersey Assembly voted to override Governor Christie’s veto of S2360. This bill would make it harder for people to expunge their mental health records. Pursuant to the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007, a … Read More

Bergen County Juvenile Expungement Granted

On October 19, 2015, my client’s juvenile expungement was granted. She was charged with 2C:35-10(A) (possession of marijuana) and 2C:36-2 (possession of paraphernalia) when she was a juvenile. She received a deferred disposition in Family Court. However, even when a … Read More

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