Clean Your New Jersey Criminal Record With an
NJ Laws allow you to Expunge your Record. Take
A criminal record can follow you around and impact your life in
countless ways. Background checks are cheap and commonly used for a wide
variety of purposes - job searches, rental agreements, people who
volunteer with children (baseball coaches, etc), nosey neighbors and
more, so your record will be found by people more often than you think.
If you have an old criminal conviction, save yourself the
embarrassment and loss of opportunities that can result from having it
on your record.
I can help clear your record with an expungement.
What happens when my New Jersey Criminal Record is expunged?
Essentially, it's like it never happened. Records of your arrest,
conviction, warrants, and court documents are technically
isolated/segregated. So if someone does a criminal background check on
you, it will return "No Record".
You can legally deny any criminal record in virtually every situation
after your record is expunged (with the exception of applying for law
enforcement positions). You will also be eligible to possess a
When am I Eligible to have My Record Expunged?
- 10 years after a criminal/indictable offense/felony charge
- 5 years after a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor)
- 2 years after a town ordinance offense
Some serious charges such as murder or distribution or drugs cannot be expunged, and the rules are
complicated. Call me for details if you aren't sure.
I have years of experience in helping people just like you
clear/expunge their criminal records. If you have a charge you'd
like to get off your record, call or email
me for a free consultation now.
Matthew Reisig, Attorney at Law
(888) 628-8394 or locally at (732) 625-9660
More on Expungements in
References: How to
Expunge your New Jersey Criminal Record
The New Jersey code of
criminal justice: N.J.S. 2C:52 - Expungement of Records
Expungement is also sometimes known as expunction.