What is the meaning of Expungement?
An expungement of record means the “Sealing” of all records on file within the Court, Correctional Facility, Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice Agency concerning a person’s apprehension, arrest(s), detention, trial or disposition of any offense(s) within the criminal justice system.
What is the Purpose of getting an Expungement?
The sole purpose of getting an expungement done is to give the offender a fresh start. Also, New Jersey Expungement laws also provide for the removal of records of arrest(s) where the arrest(s) did not actually end in a conviction.
Who is Eligible for a New Jersey Expungement?
This all depends on the amount and type of criminal records you have. We encourage you to take our FREE ELIGIBILITY CHECK to see where you currently stand. If you are unsure, give us a call and we will give you a free consultation.
What will it Cost Me?
DO IT YOURSELF EXPUNGEMENT is at a Flat Rate of $225, Our law firm will complete your paperwork and you complete the filing, photo copies and mailings.
ATTORNEY EXPUNGEMENT is at a Rate of $750. We handle the case from start to finish. More than one arrest will be an additional $100 per arrest. Please visit our PRICING page.
What if I do not have any paperwork?
Give us a call and we will assist you in obtaining the proper documents you need for filing your New Jersey Expungement.
How long will it take to Expunge my Record?
Once our law firm is retained, a complete expungement will take between 4-6 months on average. As long as the Statutory Requirements are met and all the proper paperwork is acquired there should not be any additional delays in processing your expungement.
Why Expunge your Criminal Record?
Common reasons for an Expungement are Jobs, Apartment Rentals, Loans, & running for Public Office are just a few.
An official order of Expungement means that the criminal proceedings “Never Happened”, therefore you can answer as such on documentation which ask to disclose any criminal background history.