A criminal record can have serious long-term effects. Luckily, many crimes in New Jersey are eligible for expungement. Read on to learn more about expungement and the process.
A crime can be committed in moments, but the effects can last years. A criminal record can impact:
Luckily, you may have options when it comes to your criminal record. In New Jersey, you may be able to have your record expunged. Expungement means your criminal record is essentially sealed from the public. If your record is expunged, it will only be accessible to certain members of law enforcement, making it easier to live your life without a record following you. As a result, you will not have to disclose your record on things like job applications in the future.
In New Jersey, many crimes but can be expunged, but it is important to note that some crimes cannot be expunged. These crimes include:
The expungement process in New Jersey is as follows:
If you are interested in having your record expunged, reach out to our firm today. We are here to walk you through the process every step of the way.
Kevin T. Conway is an experienced Bergen County criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need an aggressive criminal lawyer, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a free consultation.