Expungement Granted for Distribution of Marijuana and Shoplifting

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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