New Jersey Felony Expungement

new jersey felony expungement informationNew Jersey allows for the expungement of certain felonies depending on the type of crime. 

Obviously serious felonies cannot be expunged, such as murder, sex crimes, manslaughter, arson, robbery, and sales of certain schedule one drugs.

Indictable offenses are similar to a felony, and both terms have similar weight in different states.

There are many things to consider before proceeding to expunge a felony record. We’ve listed out the major points for you, but please note that this list is not exhaustive. 

  • 10 years must have passed since your probation, incarceration, or payment of fines.
  • There are no pending charges against you.
  • You must not have been convicted of another crime in any state (including New Jersey).
  • You cannot have more than three disorderly or petty disorderly violations against you.
  • You must not have had a record expunged in the past.

There are many more pre-requstists before having your felony record expunged. Therefore we highly recommend that you find a lawyer or attorney that will represent you for your New Jersey expungement.

All the conditions for expunging a misdemeanor also applies for the expungement of a felony. So we recommend that you review our misdemeanor page.