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New Jersey Misdemeanor Expungement


new jersey misdemeanor expungement arrestMunicipal ordinance violations are classified as misdemeanor convictions. Also included are charges such as disorderly persons. Thankfully, it may be possible to have your misdemeanor violation expunged. 

You must first determine whether or not you are eligible for an expungement. Please note that this is only a general rule of thumb and you should always consult with a lawyer or attorney that specializes in expungement

  • 2 years must have passed since the completion of probation, fine payments, or incarceration.
  • There are no pending charges against you.
  • You must not have been convicted of a crime (indictable or felony) in New Jersey or any other state.
  • You cannot have three or more disorderly or petty disorderly violations.

There are also several requirements you must meet if you want to expunge a disorderly persons violation:

  • Five years must have passed since the last probation, incarceration, or payment of fines.
  • There must be no pending charges against you.
  • You must not have been convicted of a crime in New Jersey or another state.
  • You cannot exceed more than three disorderly or petty disorderly violations against you.
  • You must not have been granted a dismissal of charges in a pretrail.
  • You must not have any criminal offense expunged in New Jersey or any other state before.

As you can see, it can become very confusing and complicating to have your record expunged. This is why we strongly recommend the professional service of a law firm specializing the Expungement for New Jersey Misdemeanors.

New Jersey Misdemeanor Expungement

There are a few cases where you cannot get an expungement, such as for a DUI and other motor vehicle expenses.

It typically takes about five to six months for your record  to be expunged. This time period can vary depending on the first-come first-serve basis, and the workload of the court.

If you are well spoken and have a law background, you may have a chance at expunging your record yourself by appearing in court. Otherwise, it is in your best interest to have a New Jersey expungement firm working for you because the return on investment is crucial for your future in finding a job.