What is a Crime Spree Expungement?

New Jersey’s Crime Spree Exception for Expungements The process of expungement offers individuals a clean slate by clearing their criminal histories. It provides those with arrests, criminal charges, and convictions a chance to rebuild their lives and regain opportunities available to others. They can seek employment, housing, and education without fear of rejection due to […]

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Leading Causes of Expungement Denial and Objection in New Jersey

Why do Expungements Get Denied in NJ? An expungement is the name for removing or otherwise making unavailable to the public all court, prison, jail, detention, law enforcement, or criminal justice records. Such records include arrests, court proceedings, and case dispositions, such as dismissals, convictions, or juvenile adjudications. An expungement requires a waiting period, application, […]

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Expungements to Restore Gun Rights in NJ

Getting Your Record Expunged to Restore Your Firearms Rights in New Jersey Luckily, New Jersey allows those with some criminal convictions to expunge their records and restore their Second Amendment rights. Expungement allows individuals disqualified from gun ownership to clear their criminal history and then submit to a background check, answer questions, and provide accurate, […]

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New Expungement Law Expands Eligibility in New Jersey

Who is Now Eligible to Expunge their Criminal Records in NJ? New Jersey’s latest expungement reform that became effective in June 2020 has changed the scope of expungements in New Jersey overnight. Although many changes have occurred in terms of eligibility, the most significant changes are related to the Clean Slate provisions and marijuana convictions. […]

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New Jersey Governor Vetoes Expedited Expungement Bill

Expungements in New Jersey allow a person to have their information removed from all records relating to crimes or offenses they committed or were accused of committing. Expungements can serve many purposes, and many are done to help people obtain jobs and achieve their goals. Employers who see crimes on a person’s record, even for […]

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New Jersey Changes Expungement Law to Ease Eligibility Requirements

In another step toward criminal justice reform, Governor Chris Christie recently signed several bills to ease the restrictions on expungements for those seeking to erase their criminal records in New Jersey. Three bills were signed by the Governor on Wednesday, which are intended to decrease the stringent criteria associated with current expungement law in New […]

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NJ Drug Court Expungements Allowed Even if Conviction on Prior Offense Occurs During Special Probation

In a recent case involving a Drug Court expungement, a New Jersey court ruled that even if the defendant was convicted of a prior offense during the period of special probation in Drug Court, he is still eligible to have his entire criminal record expunged after completing the New Jersey Drug Court Program. In the […]

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