Expunging a Disorderly Persons Offense
Expunging a Misdemeanor Conviction in Mercer County
A disorderly persons offense, which is also sometimes referred to as a misdemeanor, is not considered as serious as a felony conviction but it still results in a criminal record. Getting these records sealed and wiped away saves you from having to disclose your arrest to employers and the embarrassment of a stained record. Expunging someone’s permanent record is often complicated and difficult. All the information must be gathered together years after the offense took place and petitioners must meet certain requirements regarding any prior or subsequent offenses or convictions. At the Law Offices of John F. Marshall we have expungement lawyers who can seal our client’s criminal records so that they can have the reassurance of knowing that their past is completely behind them. Criminal records can severely hinder you educational opportunities and narrow your prospective career. We do expungements for offenses that took place anywhere in Mercer County New Jersey including Mercer County Superior Court, Robbinsville, Trenton, Hamilton, Hightstown, and Princeton. If you have been arrested or convicted of a misdemeanor then contact our office to get a free consultation with a criminal defense attorney who can advise you of your expungement options.
If you have been convicted of a disorderly persons offense or a petty disorderly persons offense you can usually get these expunged. According to 2C:52-3 you can get a disorderly persons offense conviction expunged under the laws of New Jersey as long as you have never been convicted of any prior or subsequent crime, whether within this State or any other jurisdiction. In New Jersey an individual can get up three disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons offenses expunged. However, a person cannot apply for an expungement of a disorderly persons offense until at least a period of 5 years has expired from the date of his conviction, payment of fine, satisfactory completion of probation or release from incarceration, whichever is later. At the completion of this period of time a lawyer can present a duly verified petition for expungement to the Superior Court in the county in which the conviction was entered a make a motion that such conviction and all records and information pertaining to it be expunged.
Expunging Your Record in Princeton, New Jersey
If you or a family member has an embarrassing arrest or conviction holding them back from a good job or education then contact the Law Offices of John F. Marshall today. Not all misdemeanor arrests and convictions can be easily from wiped from your record. We have criminal defense attorneys and former prosecutors who will examine the details of your arrest and conviction to determine your eligibility and figure out what is best the way to proceed with an expungement. Put your trust in our hands and we will use our decades of experience to make sure that all your needs at taken care of. If you are interested in learning more about a possible expungement in Mercer County, Hunterdon County, or Burlington County then contact our office today at (609) 683-8102 to speak with a knowledgeable expungement lawyer at no cost.
We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.