Expungement

What is the waiting time prior to being eligible for an expungement?

4932655275_7811863fe8_oIn New Jersey, most offenses or crimes are ultimately able to be expunged or taken off of your criminal record. Depending upon the outcome of your particular case, the nature of the charges, and what exactly took place, there are different […]

What are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and How Do They Work?

federal prisonIn federal court there’s what’s known as the federal sentencing guidelines. The same guidelines apply regardless of what the federal criminal defendant is charged with. The way those guidelines work is that it’s dependent on the nature of the […]

What is important to know about leaving the scene of an accident?

car accidentHere in New Jersey, leaving the scene of an accident is one of the most significant traffic violations we have. As a matter of fact, in recent years the legislature in New Jersey has made leaving the scene of an […]

What are the penalties for robbery convictions?

handcuffedIf you’ve been charged with robbery in New Jersey, you know that you’ve been charged with one of two types of robbery. You’ve either been charged with first degree robbery, which involves a weapon, a gun, or a knife, or you’ve […]

What are the penalties for shoplifting in New Jersey?

supermarket shoppingIn New Jersey, shoplifting, in general terms, is a misdemeanor or a disorderly person’s offense, that would be heard in the town where the offense took place. Although the shoplifting may involve the theft, potential theft or attempted theft of something […]

What is PTI?

  • If you or a loved one are charged with a felony that goes to county court, but you have never been convicted of a criminal offense in New Jersey, you may be eligible for PTI or Pre-Trial Intervention.
  • PTI is an alternate sentencing program.
  • […]

What is the waiting time prior to be eligible for an expungement in New Jersey?

  • There are different waiting periods before you are eligible for an expungement in the State of New Jersey, depending on your case.
  • Regardless of the charge, if your case resulted in a dismissal, you’re immediately eligible for expungement.
  • If you plead guilty to what […]

How does the expungement process work?

  • In New Jersey, expungements are used to get any history of these convictions or arrests off of a criminal record; if a background check is ever conducted the searching agency does not find any history of arrest or conviction.
  • An experienced attorney will […]