Are you being haunted by a New Jersey criminal charge in your past, even though you were never convicted? Is it preventing you from getting a job or just getting on with your life? If so, there is good news! That arrest can be erased or "expunged." Once that happens, if anyone asks if you have ever been arrested, you can honestly say, "No!"

How Does Expungement Work?

Under New Jersey law, any person arrested for a crime (felony), disorderly or petty disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor), or municipal ordinance violation, where it was discharged without conviction may apply for an expungement at any time after the disposition of the criminal proceedings.

But What If I Had a Conditional Discharge?

If you were arrested for drug possession, and the charge was ultimately dismissed due to a Conditional Discharge, the situation is a little different. Where the charges were dismissed after the successful completion of a supervisory treatment program, you have to wait at least six months following the dismissal of the charges.

Can You Help Me with My Expungement?

If you are looking to expunge some arrests and/or convictions in your past that occurred in the Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem or Cumberland County, area, have decided that you need an expungement and are ready to take action, then click on this link to schedule a call with me. Don’t let your past hold you back from a better future!

If you are not sure you are ready to hire a lawyer, but want more information, then download my free book, What Everyone Should Know About Getting a NJ Expungement to get the answers you're looking for!

Want to see if you are even eligible for an expungement? Take the quiz to the right and see!

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