Some offenses, when committed in New Jersey, are not eligible for future expungement. Additionally, too many convictions on a criminal record may deem an individual ineleligible for expungement.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:52-2, the following crimes are “non-expungeable”:
Criminal Homicide (excluding Death by Auto)
Luring or Enticing
Aggravated Sexual Assault
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact
Criminal Sexual Contact (if the victim is a minor)
Endangering the Welfare of a Child (if sexual contact involved)
Additionally, if you one is convicted of distribution of CDS or possession with intent to distribute, he or she will not be eligible for an expungement in New Jersey UNLESS the conviction was for sale or distribution of 25 grams or less of marijuana or 5 grams or less of hashish. For more information on expungeable drug distribution charges, visit this page.
Berkeley Township Expungement Lawyers
Generally, an individual may have one indictable conviction and up to two disorderly persons offenses expunged from his or her criminal record in New Jersey. The existence of too many convictions may be a bar to an expungement. For more clarity, check out our expungement page or give us a call. We’d be glad to assist you.
At the Law Offices of William A. Proetta, we enjoy handling expungements for clients throughout Ocean County and the entire state. For additional information and for a free initial consultation, please contact our conveniently located Toms River office at 732.494.7900.
Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. We are available weekdays during business hours. We also meet with clients on evenings and weekends by request. All major credit cards are accepted.